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BBC: The story of a farmer who had to build a robot because he couldn’t find good employees

Agriculture April 20, 2018 11:12 0 comments

It seems there are few jobs robots can't do these days, even the most delicate jobs, like picking asparagus or potting plant seedlings. But they're only needed because humans can't - or won't - do…more »

Trade union: Tax evasion in Romania’s bakery products market exceeds 40 percent

Agriculture April 19, 2018 16:21 0 comments

Tax evasion in the Romanian bakery products market exceeds 40 percent, Aurel Popescu, president of Rompan, a Romanian association of milling and bakery companies, said at an international exhibition in Targu Mures, quoted by Agerpres.…more »

Food prices grow for second month in global index

Agriculture April 05, 2018 14:51 0 comments

The food price index of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) grew for the second consecutive month driven by robust increases in grains and dairy prices. In March, the Index averaged…more »

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Romanian crop production up by 12.4 pct in 2017 to 24.5 mln tonnes

Agriculture March 30, 2018 13:14 0 comments

The Romanian crop production increased year-on-year by 12.4 pct in 2017 to 24.5 million tonnes, , mainly due to the increase in the yields per hectar (average yield), according to a report of the National…more »

Romania has the third largest sheep population in EU

Agriculture March 26, 2018 11:24 0 comments

Romania ranks third among the European Union member states by number of heads of sheep,with a total population of almost 10 million at the end of 2017, Eurostat data show. In EU, the United Kingdom…more »

Romania has the lowest cost for arable land in Europe, says Eurostat

Agriculture March 21, 2018 13:51 0 comments

Arable land was the cheapest in Romania out of all member states, with a hectare costing an average EUR 1,958 in 2016, according to Eurostat, the statistics office of the EU. On average, the most…more »

Internal milk production up in January by 12.4 pct, imports up by 17.2 pct

Agriculture March 12, 2018 10:30 0 comments

The Romanian milk production increased in January by 12.4 percent, the imports went up by 17.2 percent, according to the data of the National Institute of Statistics (INS).  In January the cow milk quantity collected…more »

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Chaos in EU funds for rural development – Start-up projects are ready, but there’s no word on whether any funds will be available

Agriculture February 28, 2018 20:39 0 comments BR Exclusive

The Agency for the Financing of Rural Investments (AFIR), which manages the European funds available under the National Rural Development Programme (PNDR), cannot yet say whether the popular submeasure 6.2 in the programme for small,…more »

Warning made by the Agriculture minister concerning all farmers

Agriculture February 28, 2018 16:23 0 comments

Agriculture Minister Petre Daea said on Wednesday that the period when farmers can submit their requests for subsidies from the Agriculture Payments and Intervention Agency (APIA), March 1 – May 15, will not be extended…more »

Agriculture Ministry: European Commission reimburses EUR 664 mln

Agriculture January 08, 2018 12:06 0 comments

Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry announces that the European Commission has reimbursed EUR 664 million at the beginning of January, amount sent in the expenses account of the Payments and Intervention Agency for Agriculture (APIA)…more »