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Saturday, 13.02.2016, 10:47
Lithuania's seed market in 2015 grew by 2.6% to reach 73.6 million euros, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.
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Sales of organic farming products in Estonia are estimated to have totaled 10.5 million euros in 2014, it appears from figures made available by the Institute of Economic Research, cites LETA/BNS.
The number of pigs on the agricultural holdings of Estonia declined 15% in 2015 and is set to drop even more in 2016, causing an estimated 36 million euros of damage to entrepreneurs, the Estonian Institute of Economic Research estimates, cites LETA/BNS.
The crisis of the milk market had caused the number of cows in Estonia to drop by about one-tenth and the reduction probably will continue, the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce says, cites LETA/BNS.
Lithuania’s grain harvest rose by 22.5% in 2015, to 6.521 million tons, from 5.324 million tons in 2014, data from Statistics Lithuania showed on February 1st, reports LETA/BNS.
Lithuanian wheat is high-quality, Linas Agro Group, Lithuania’s agricultural investment firm, has said in response to an announcement by Egypt, the world’s biggest wheat importer, that it would be enforcing a ‘zero tolerance’ policy on ergot contamination in wheat shipments, even though until now it has accepted cargos with up to 0.05 percent contamination with ergot, a fungus naturally found in wheat, the Verslo Zinios business daily reports on Monday, informs LETA/BNS.
The Estonian agricultural registers and information authority PRIA paid out 229.2 million euros in support to 23,337 applicants in 2015, informs LETA.