Aug. 17, 2021
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Jul. 29, 2021
The new Common Agricultural Policy will benefit traditional growers, organic growers, young farmers and women at the expense of the largest producers.
Jul. 20, 2021
Funding for Greek farmers is expected to exceed €20 billion under the new subsidy program. However, some worry that small olive growers will miss out.
Jul. 19, 2021
The Minister of Agriculture told award-winning producers about the country’s national strategic plan for the agricultural sector and listened to their concerns.
Jul. 8, 2021
The previous Common Agricultural Policy did not provide adequate incentives for farmers to reduce emissions, the auditors said.
Jul. 7, 2021
Renewed attention on workers’ rights, support for small farmers and young farmers and easier access to compensation will help Italian olive growers.
Mar. 25, 2021
A lack of cooperation throughout the sector is hurting producers’ bottom lines, according to an agricultural institute study.
Feb. 17, 2021
The money will be used to improve quality, protect the environment and promote traceability in the sector until the Common Agricultural Policy takes effect in 2023.
Nov. 10, 2020
After years of lobbying Brussels, Spanish cooperatives will now be able to voluntarily withdraw surplus olive oil from the market.
Oct. 1, 2020
Portugal’s Ministry of Agriculture has announced Terra Futura, a wide ranging plan to promote sustainability while boosting the country’s agricultural production and exports.
Aug. 12, 2020
Agricultural organizations from across the 27-member trading bloc are lobbying their representatives to restore the sector’s budget. If passed, the latest update of the Common Agricultural Policy will include a 10 percent cut.
Jul. 20, 2020
The decision comes as the three main institutions responsible for legislation in the trading bloc agreed on an extension to the Common Agricultural Policy. Spain’s main agricultural cooperative has welcomed the move.
Jun. 11, 2020
The Spanish government has put forward a package of 10 measures to help shore up the country's struggling olive oil industry.