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Sunday, 21.12.2014, 20:38
According to the results of Farm Structure Survey 2013 compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB), the number of medium-sized and large agricultural holdings had increased by 18.8% in 2013, altogether managing 63.6% of the total utilised agricultural area (hereinafter – AA). It is 17.7% more than in 2010.
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Lithuanian farmers will be allocated LTL 11.2 billion (EUR 3.2 billion) for direct payments, however payment structure will differ, reports LETA/ELTA.
Compared with 2013, EU28 real agricultural income per worker has decreased by 1.7% in 2014 according to first estimates issued by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, cites LETA/ELTA.
Laboratory testing confirmed that wild boars hunted in Kupiskis district were infected with African swine fever, reports LETA/ELTA.
Animal waste processing company AS Vireen started installing collecting containers for collecting wild boar carcasses that have been diagnosed with the African swine plague; initially five containers will be installed in the areas where the disease has been found in Estonia, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety delegated by Lithuania, assured the Government that issues relating to the Russian embargo will be solved on the level of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), cites LETA/ELTA.
Record grain crops ensured an increase in the value of grain production this year in Estonia while the livestock farming sector shows the impact of trade restrictions, Estonian Agriculture Ministry said in a fresh review, cites LETA.