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Thursday, 27.11.2014, 10:10
Estonian Agriculture Minister Ivari Padar and Belarusian Deputy Minister of Agriculture Leonid Marinich signed on Tuesday a memorandum of reciprocal understanding between the two countries' Agriculture Ministries, LETA/Delfi reports.
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The European Commission's EUR 7.7 million support package will be granted only to those dairy farms that provide produce, while the compensation issuing criteria will be drawn up already during the coming weeks, Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens/Farmers) told LETA after meeting with farmers' organizations yesterday.
A Lithuanian resident currently consumes around 25 kilograms of poultry in a year, while the rate a decade ago stood at 12 kilograms in 2013. Global trends indicate that poultry consumption continues to grow steadily, informs LETA/ELTA.
The European Commission's EUR 7.7 million allotted to Latvia's dairy industry, will be able to cover two months only, and therefore, farmers' organizations are planning protest rallies in Brussels, as the organizations informed LETA.
The European Commission yesterday confirmed its intention to adopt a EUR 28 million support package for milk producers in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This new package will be the latest in a series adopted by the European Commission in response to the Russian ban on the importation of certain EU agricultural products, the European Commission announced today, cites LETA.
The European Commission (EC) has decided to allocate more than LTL 48 million (EUR 14 million) to Lithuania to compensate for damages incurred by dairy producers due to the Russian embargo, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Ministry of Agriculture in Lithuania has announced that the average natural milk purchase price grew by 6.9% in October 2014, informs LETA/ELTA.