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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 01.10.2014, 13:12

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Trigon opens EU's biggest dairy farm in central Estonia

Trigon opens EU's biggest dairy farm in central Estonia

01.10.2014

Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas recognised dairy companies at the opening of Väätsa farm complex for their determination to find options to create higher added value in production despite difficult times, reports BC government’s press service.

Keyword tags: Agriculture, Baltic Export, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Markets and Companies



EU gives more aid to farmers hurt by Russia sanctions

EU gives more aid to farmers hurt by Russia sanctions

30.09.2014

The European Union (EU) introduced a new aid package on Tuesday worth EUR 165 million to help farmers hit by Russian sanctions over the Ukraine crisis, but tightened up on dubious compensation claims, LETA/AFP reports.

Estonia has record grain harvest in 2014

Estonia has record grain harvest in 2014

30.09.2014

Estonian Ministry of Agriculture predicts Estonia's grain harvest in 2014 at a record 1.2 million tonnes, which is by 22% more than last year, LETA/Postimees Online reports.


Lithuanian expert: grain price may continue to slump

Lithuanian expert: grain price may continue to slump

29.09.2014

Grain market analyst Tadas Povilauskas of the Lithuanian agricultural companies' Group Litagra says that grain price may continue to fall due to both a record harvest and competition of alternative cultures grown by Australian and South American cultivators, informs LETA/ELTA.

Most production in Estonia has been harvested in September

Most production in Estonia has been harvested in September

25.09.2014

According to Statistics Estonia, by 15 September, 93% of the sown area of cereals, 82% of the sown area of rape and turnip rape, and 54% of the area under potatoes had been harvested in Estonia.

25.09.2014

In August, purchase price of agricultural products drops by 13.6% in Lithuania y-o-y

Based on the data for August 2014 provided by Statistics Lithuania, purchase price of agricultural products dropped by 13.6% per year. It was affected by decrease of purchase price of animals and animal products (-15.6%) and crop products (-10.5%), reports LETA/ELTA.

25.09.2014

Estonian Veterinary Board finds few violations of pig farming restrictions

Estonian Food and Veterinary Board (FVB) inspected the preventive measures implemented against the spread of the African swine plague in all Estonian pig farms for a month and registered 20 violations of the ban to keep pigs outdoors, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

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