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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 23.02.2020, 15:48

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Latvia: In 2019, the highest harvested production of grain was recorded

Latvia: In 2019, the highest harvested production of grain was recorded

20.02.2020

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in 2019 the highest harvested production of grain was recorded – 3.2 mln t, which is 1.1 mln t or 1.5 times more than a year ago. The average grain yield per one hectare reached 42.6 ql., which is the second highest grain yield in the history of Latvia (44.9 ql. were harvested in 2015). Exports of grain reached the record amount as well – 2.8 mln t or EUR 518 mln.

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200 Baltic farmers to go to Brussels to protest against unequal direct payments

200 Baltic farmers to go to Brussels to protest against unequal direct payments

18.02.2020

200 Baltic farmers will go to Brussels next week to stage a protest against the unfair European Union's Common Agricultural Policy and unequal direct payments, Farmers' Saeima informed LETA.

Pork price jumps 61.3% on year in Latvia

Pork price jumps 61.3% on year in Latvia

14.02.2020

Over the past year, the price of pork in Latvia has risen by 61.3%, reaching EUR 210.2 per 100 kilograms at the end of December 2019, according to the latest data released by the Market and Direct Support Department of the Agriculture Ministry writes LETA.


Latvia: Rural Support Service to pay EUR 573.4 mln in support for farmers

Latvia: Rural Support Service to pay EUR 573.4 mln in support for farmers

31.01.2020

The Rural Support Service is planning to pay EUR 573.4 million to farmers in Latvia this year, which is slightly more than in 2019, the service's director Girts Krumins said at the annual Horticultural Conference in Bulduri on Friday, citing LETA.

Estonia: Last year produced record crop harvests

Estonia: Last year produced record crop harvests

27.01.2020

2019 was a favourable year for crop farmers, resulting in record total production as well as production per hectare. According to Statistics Estonia, the total production of cereals was 1,625,000 tonnes. The total production of potatoes was 120,500 tonnes, which is the largest in the last six years. The production of open-field vegetables was 77,000 tonnes.


24.01.2020

Ban on Ukrainian poultry imports won't affect Lithuanian market - official

The European Commission's ban on imports of Ukrainian poultry meat and poultry products will have no major effect on Lithuania, a food control official said LETA/BNS.

24.01.2020

OIE declares Estonian domestic pigs free from ASF

The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has given Estonia the status of a country with domestic pigs free from African swine fever (ASF), informed LETA/BNS.

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