Reaction of Fertilizers Europe after the votes on the Fertilizer Regulation in the Agriculture and Environment Committees of the European parliament

Brussels, 30 May 2017

One step forward, two steps back

The Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament, under the lead of its Rapporteur Mr. Jan Huitema (ALDE, the Netherlands), today acknowledged the need for the New Fertilizer Regulation to maintain Fertilizers as quality products. Fertilizers Europe very much welcomes the modifications adopted by a vast majority of the Agriculture Committee, like for instance the introduction of a clear definition for mineral fertilizers or the creation of requirements ensuring effective functioning and quality … Read more

Proposed merger between LEAF and FACE announced

A proposed merger between two of the UK’s leading farming and food educational organisations, LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) and FACE (Farming & Countryside Education), has been announced.  The vision for the proposed merger is to increase the impact and capability of the two charities’ work in improving education and understanding of farming, food and the environment. Read more …

LEAF’s Global Impacts Report reveals sustainable farming progress

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming)’s fifth Global Impacts Report shows substantial progress in its mission to inspire and enable sustainable farming.

LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has announced substantial progress in its mission to inspire and enable sustainable farming. Launching its fifth Global Impacts Report at today’s LEAF Marque Summit, it revealed that it is continuing to consolidate its strong position in the cereals and horticulture sectors and that progress is also being seen in the livestock sector.

The total number of LEAF Marque businesses in all sectors across the globe now totals 1,013 covering 367,395 hectares. Read full press release here….

EISA Annual Report 2016 published

Growing Awareness for Integrated Farm Management (IFM)

EISA Annual Report 2016 gives overview of activities on the European and national levels / Raising awareness for solutions which IFM brings in relation to competitive food production and UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a key objective / Farmers of the EISA Farm Network as ambassadors for sustainable agriculture in Europe

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European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2016: EPRUMA pledges to promote responsible use

Brussels, November 18, 2016

eaad-logoEPRUMA welcomes the 9th edition of European Antibiotic Awareness Day, and takes the opportunity to reiterate its commitment to promoting the responsible use of all veterinary medicines, including antibiotics.

Cooperation between EU institutions, national authorities and key stakeholders – working in both human and animal health – is critical to ensure the responsible use of all antibiotics … Read more

Exchange of information on best practices, critical to ensuring the responsible use of veterinary medicines across the EU

Brussels, 13 October 2016 – EPRUMA-LogoEPRUMA and the Slovak Presidency of the EU held a workshop today to create a common understanding on the responsible use of veterinary medicines in the EU. The event highlighted the need to increase the exchange of information and dialogue on best practices between public authorities and the private sector across the EU. Read more: