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The biggest news stories on the Agra Europe website in the past seven days.

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Editorial: Five things you need to know this week (March 13)

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Agra Europe's top ten articles for February

The most read articles on the Agra Europe website last month.

Editorial: EU must finally deliver clarity on its biofuels policy

The EU’s biofuels supply chain has once again called for an end to the political uncertainty surrounding the cap on the use of conventional biofuels in the bloc’s transport energy mix.

Editorial: EU on course to become world’s leading wheat exporter

While the future looks uncertain for exporters of some agricultural produce, the trade in EU wheat is going from strength to strength with the bloc se...

Editorial: EU and Russia are inextricably linked when it comes to pigmeat trade

The impact of the Russian ban on pigmeat products from the EU in January last year on both sides of the divide is becoming starker with each new set o...

Editorial: Commission happy to play the waiting game on aid requests

Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan seemed to spend a considerable amount of time at this week’s Farm Council meeting batting away requests for direct...

Editorial: Russian pigmeat signals positive but do not expect trade thaw soon

It was welcome news for EU pork producers this week, when Russia said that it would consider lifting the ban on imports of at least some pigmeat produ...

Editorial: Co-operation still key as EU boosts animal disease war chest

The EU is to increase its spending on the fight against animal diseases, following on from a stark warning by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA...

Editorial: Oil price drop highlights supply chain inequality

The plunging price of oil may be welcome news for customers at the petrol pump – but the benefits are not seemingly being passed on to EU farmers.

Editorial: 2014 has been year of ‘change’ for EU farming

If one word summed up 2014 in the world of EU agricultural politics, and in particular the impact of the bloc’s Common Agricultural Policy, it would b...

Editorial: EU must still aim for a consensus on GMOs

EU institutions have reached an agreement that will allow member states to ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) on their territories even if they have been approved for use by t...

Analysis: Argentina needs to lower tariffs and adopt agricultural innovation

Ahead of general and presidential elections this October in Argentina, in which the controversial Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will not be eligible to contest for a third term, the case for urgent f...

Editorial: EU must still aim for a consensus on GMOs

EU institutions have reached an agreement that will allow member states to ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMO) on their territories even if they have been approved for use by t...

CAP

UK's Real Good Food considers sale of sugar unit

UK-based Real Good Food (RGF) has said it is looking at “options” for its sugar unit amid falling EU prices for the sweetener; and trade rumours that it is in talks over a sale to French firm Cristal ...

Updated CAP Monitor looks at the changes coming for 2014-2020

CAP Monitor is now fully revised and updated, offering a full section-by-section guide to the new CAP for 2014-2020

European Patent Office in 'landmark' ruling for EU plant patents

The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted patents to a conventionally bred broccoli and a tomato, in what is being viewed as a landmark case for the future of plant patenting in the EU.

New EU poultry/eggs industry lobby group formed

Several European associations in the poultry and eggs sector have joined forces to create a new umbrella lobby group, to better represent and promote their interests at EU level.