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Friday, 01.08.2014, 16:53
Russia's ban on import of Polish vegetables will mean much tougher competition for Latvian producers as Polish products will be entering the local market in large quantities; for customers this will mean lower prices, yet also lower quality, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA reffering to several experts.
Keyword tags: Agriculture, Latvia
The pocket-sized reference book provides information about the economic indicators of Estonian agriculture, agricultural land use, the area and yield of field crops and fruit and berry plantations, the number and production of livestock, and the use of mineral and organic fertilisers. Comparisons with previous years ensure a thorough overview of the development of Estonian agriculture. The information is presented as tables and diagrams.
The Commission has composed civil-dialogue groups to assist DG AGRI in its work with matters concerning EU Common Agricultural Policy. Civil dialogue groups provide an important forum for consultation, providing high-level input from a wide range of sources and stakeholders in the form of opinions, recommendations and reports.
Due to an outbreak of African swine fever, the Cabinet of Ministers today declared a state of emergency in all border areas with Russia and Estonia, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA.
Since June 30, when the State Police began inspecting vehicles and persons in the area hit by African swine fever, a total of 15,785 automobiles have been checked, the State Police informed LETA.
The Baltic States' largest and most modern dairy farm opened the Järvamaa county, central Estonia this week; the Lõõla dairy farm of Väätsa Agro accommodates 2,200 milking cows, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Latest lab results confirm two more domestic pigs infected with African swine-fever at two farms in Kraslava Region's Kalniesi County, Food and Veterinary Service spokeswoman Anna Joffe told the business information portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.