Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

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Common Agricultural Policy resources must also be kept at their current level during the upcoming EU multiannual financial framework

Ministry of Agriculture, October 18, 2018 10:32 AM

At the high-level Brussels conference on the European Union budget for the 2021-2027 period, held with the participation of the European Commission’s Vice-President and Commissioner for Budget, Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldmann stressed that the resources available to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) must be maintained at least at their current level to enable the realisation of established goals.

Horticultural improvements as contributors to Hungary’s safe food supply

Ministry of Agriculture, August 31, 2018 3:00 PM

“As Hungary can only hope to have a secure food supply if horticulture survives and develops, it is vital to develop industrial research and its professional background, to reinforce agricultural training, and to assure an appropriate number of highly qualified professionals”, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sándor Farkas explained in Szentes at the 7th Hungarian Paprika Day.

More corn expected than last year

Ministry of Agriculture, September 21, 2018 2:48 PM

“The favourable weather may result in a slightly higher corn output this year compared to last year, and may enable farmers to harvest roughly the same amount of sunflower seeds as last year”, Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldman from the Ministry of Agriculture (MA) explained.

Commercial Award of Excellence For Hungarian Products handed out

Ministry of Agriculture, September 27, 2018 10:55 AM

“The Commercial Award of Excellence for Hungarian Products was presented for the first time; the reward recognises the introduction of healthy and safe Hungarian products to the market to the highest possible extent”, Parliamentary State Secretary and Deputy Minister Sándor Farkas said in Tapolca.

Hedgehog Hospital handed over in Budapest Zoo

Ministry of Agriculture, August 16, 2018 5:59 PM

A new display centre for rescued animals called “Hedgehog Hospital” opened this Thursday at Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden.

IT support for national hail protection system handed over

Ministry of Agriculture, August 16, 2018 5:02 PM

The IT system supplying meteorological data to the national hail protection system was officially put into commission this Thursday at the headquarters of the Hungarian Meteorological Service (OMSZ) in Budapest.

Above-average apple harvest expected

Ministry of Agriculture, September 17, 2018 4:03 PM

“This year, the apple harvest is expected to amount to 730,000 tons, exceeding the ten-year average by around 25%. Approximately 25-30% of the harvest is eating apple and 70-75% is industrial apple”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said on Monday at the press conference to launch the apple consumption promotion campaign in Budapest.

Ministry of Agriculture: supporting young farmers and improving the housing opportunities of young families in rural areas are both important

Ministry of Agriculture, August 25, 2018 4:05 PM

The Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture international ministerial conference entitled “Rural Areas and Agriculture as an Opportunity for Young People” this Friday in Maribor, at which the guest of honour was Macedonia. At the event traditionally held on the day before the opening of the AGRA international fair, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for Rural Development said that Hungary considers supporting young farmers and improving the housing opportunities of young families in rural areas as equally important.

Ministry of Agriculture aims to popularise and increase game meat consumption

Ministry of Agriculture, September 1, 2018 6:09 PM

The 12th Game Culinary Festival, organized by Vadex Mezőföldi Erdő és Vadgazdaság Zrt. was held in Soponya. The gastronomic festival was opened by Minister of State for Land Affairs Márton Bitay.