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Thursday, 23.05.2013, 08:14
Kinze Manufacturing Inc., the second largest planting and seeding equipment manufacturer in the United States, will open a production facility in Vilnius district along the highway to Druskininkai, informs LETA/ELTA.
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Main aim of the Commission’s proposal package is to modernise, simplify and strengthen the agro-food chain in Europe. Commission with the member states are committed to make smarter rules for safer food. At the same time, food safety is essential to ensure consumers' confidence and sustainability of food production.
Taking into consideration that export of Latvian agricultural yield to China is underdeveloped and there is great interest in quality products in China, producers should consider exporting their goods and products there, Agriculture Minister Laimdota Straujuma said after a meeting with the People's Republic of China Ambassador to Latvia Yang Guoqiang today, reports LETA/Nozare.lv.
Commission calls for cooperation to boost sustainable aquaculture in Europe. It has issued strategic guidelines with the aim of boosting cooperation among EU states in order to spare overexploited sea resources. The EU aquaculture sector has a significant growth potential in all EU member states.
The European Commission said Monday it would impose the world's first continent-wide ban on three pesticides which environmentalists say are killing the bees that pollinate Europe's crops, informs LETA/AFP.
Latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, in 2012 producer prices of agricultural goods have increased by 3.5%, as compared to 2011.
Lithuanian dairy companies import milk from Latvia at prices that are higher than the prices they pay to Lithuanian dairy farms – and higher than what local dairy companies can pay Latvian farmers, which is why milk exports to Lithuania to increase, Agriculture Ministry's representatives told Nozare.lv business portal, writes LETA.