Geographical Indications on agri-food products are becoming an increasingly hot topic in trade talks, with growing international recognition for them seemingly at odds with North American Intellectual Property (IP) law.

Five things you need to know this week (May 15)

The biggest news stories on the Agra Europe website this week.

Editorial: Commission starts cutting through the CAP red tape

Farmers in the EU will be pleased to hear that their calls for CAP simplification – particularly in regard to the ‘greening’ criteria – have seemingly been heard.

Five things you need to know this week (May 8)

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

Editorial: Tory majority means a ‘Brexit’ is still on the cards

In a result that defied the pre-General Election polls, the Conservatives will have a slim majority in the House of Commons and form the next UK government.

Analysis: How could the election impact UK agriculture?

The British people go to the voting booths on Thursday (May 7) to elect a new government -  but with questions over EU membership and a possible CAP replacement still hanging, it is unclear what position the UK...

Agra Europe's top ten most read articles for April

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

Five things you need to know this week (May 1)

The five biggest stories on the Agra Europe website this week.

Five things you need to know this week (April 24)

The biggest news stories on the Agra Europe website this week.

Five things you need to know this week (April 17)

The biggest news stories on the Agra Europe website this week.

Five things you need to know this week (April 10)

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

Five things you need to know this week (April 2)

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

Five predictions for the EU dairy sector post-milk quotas

What are the most likely scenarios following the end of EU milk production quotas?

Five things you need to know this week (March 27)

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

Analysis: EU sugar companies continue to adjust ahead of quota end

The international sugar sector continues to go through a period of turmoil. Following four years of surpluses, it could have been expected that the leading sugar companies around the world may start t...

Five things you need to know this week (March 27)

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

CAP

EU agriculture policy diary: the week ahead (May 25-29)

The European Parliament agriculture and rural development committee (ComAgri) will discuss the contentious set of proposals to revise EU rules on organic food production and trade in the week commenci...

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

COCERAL names new president

Jaana Kleinschmit, general manager of the German grain trade association, has been named new President of COCERAL, the European association of cereals, rice, feedstuffs oilseeds, olive oil, oils and f...

EU reports Q1 jump in meat exports after embargo response

EU exports of beef, pork and poultrymeat all rose in the first quarter of this year as the loss of the Russian market was offset by solid gains in other parts of the world.