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The Ministry of Agriculture: forest management methods and ways, most suited for the EU Forest Strategy, must be the competence of Member States

Monday November 21, in Brussels, at the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fishery, Member States discussed the new EU Forest Strategy, developed by the European Commission.  

Published: 24.11.2022

The Ministry of Agriculture: forest management methods and ways, most suited for the EU Forest Strategy, must be the competence of Member States

Monday November 21, in Brussels, at the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fishery, Member States discussed the new EU Forest Strategy, developed by the European Commission.  

Published: 22.11.2022

This year, the meeting of OECD Ministers for Agriculture is focused on global food security

This year, the meeting of OECD Ministers for Agriculture is focused on global food security

Thursday and Friday, on November 3 and 4, in Paris, the meeting of Ministers for Agriculture of Member and non-member States of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) was...

Published: 11.11.2022

Researchers of the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research will participate in field work and will evaluate the course of soil research in Latvia

Researchers of the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research will participate in field work and will evaluate the course of soil research in Latvia

From Monday to Friday, from October 24 to 28, there will be a mid-term mission of the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO) in Latvia to evaluate an implementation progress of the...

Published: 24.10.2022

Ministers of Agriculture of the Baltic States at the EU level put forward solutions for the CAP condition on permanent grassland, that is to cause negative impact on food production and active farming

Ministers of Agriculture of the Baltic States at the EU level put forward solutions for the CAP condition on permanent grassland, that is to cause negative impact on food production and active farming

On Monday, September 26, in Brussels (Belgium), Kaspars Gerhards, Minister of Agriculture of Latvia, Kęstutis Navickas Minister of Agriculture of Lithuania, and Urmas Kruuse, Minister of Rural...

Published: 27.09.2022

Minister of Agriculture of Latvia with the EU counterparts in Brussels will discuss the impact of Russia's war in Ukraine on the global agricultural market

Minister of Agriculture of Latvia with the EU counterparts in Brussels will discuss the impact of Russia's war in Ukraine on the global agricultural market

On Monday, 26 September, Minister of Agriculture of Latvia Kaspars Gerhards will take part in Agriculture and Fisheries Council of the European Union (EU) in Brussels (Belgium).

Published: 26.09.2022

Global food provision is the focus of the international community

Global food provision is the focus of the international community

On Friday, September 16, an informal meeting of the Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries of the European Union (EU) was held in Prague (Czech Republic), in which EU Member States...

Published: 19.09.2022

Correct interpretation of the results is crucial for the use of digital technologies in soil research.

Correct interpretation of the results is crucial for the use of digital technologies in soil research.

Today, soil research is increasingly using different solutions offered by digital technologies. The research of peat soil in Latvia, carried out under the project of the Norwegian financial...

Published: 15.09.2022

EU Member States in the Czech Republic will discuss global food security and the role of the EU in sustainable food production

EU Member States in the Czech Republic will discuss global food security and the role of the EU in sustainable food production

On Thursday 15 September, an informal meeting of the Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries of the European Union (EU) will take place in Prague (Czech Republic).

Published: 15.09.2022

Latvia and 18 EU Member States do not support the EC proposal to significantly reduce the use of plant protection products

Latvia and 18 EU Member States do not support the EC proposal to significantly reduce the use of plant protection products

On Monday, 18 July, in Brussels, the European Union (EU) Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries held discussions on the proposal for a regulation on sustainable use of the new plant...

Published: 22.07.2022

EU Ministers for Agriculture will discuss EC proposal to reduce the use of plant protection products by 50 per cent

EU Ministers for Agriculture will discuss EC proposal to reduce the use of plant protection products by 50 per cent

On Monday, July 18, Brussels, the meeting of the EU Council of Ministers for Agriculture and Fisheries is planning discussions on the proposal for a regulation on a sustainable use of the new plant...

Published: 22.07.2022

K.Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture: an agreement has been reached in Luxembourg to apply preferences to agricultural production at EU level in 2023 as well

Monday June 13, in Luxemburg, Kaspars Gerhards, the Minister for Agriculture and the Ministers for Agriculture of other EU Member States participated in the Council of Ministers for Agriculture and...

Published: 15.06.2022

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