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István Nagy, Dr.

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Agriculture will be contributing to GDP growth again this year

Ministry of Agriculture, November 26, 2018 10:51 AM

“Agriculture is expected to significantly contribute to the growth of the whole domestic economy again this year”, the Minister of State for Agriculture said in Balatonfüred at a conference organised by the National Chamber of Agriculture (NAK). Mr. Feldmann highlighted that the increase in agricultural performance is mainly being driven by the rapeseed, maize, apple and poultry sectors.

Air quality: public cause and individual responsibility

Ministry of Agriculture, November 7, 2018 8:09 PM

Although improper residential heating is the main reason of poor air quality, a major part of society is not aware of that and blame other sectors for air pollution, State Secretary for Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Agriculture (MA) András Rácz said at the conference organised as part of the awareness-raising campaign “Heat wisely!” (Fűts okosan!) on Wednesday in Budapest.

United Arab Emirates recognises Hungary as free from bluetongue

Ministry of Agriculture, October 24, 2018 12:38 PM

The relevant ministry of the United Arab Emirates removed Hungary from the list of countries affected by bluetongue. As a result of this measure, it will be possible to transport cattle and small ruminants to the Middle East state from all over Hungary without obstacles.

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.

Improving Hungarian-Chinese agricultural relations

Ministry of Agriculture, October 18, 2018 10:24 AM

Minister István Nagy received a delegation from the National People’s Congress of China’s Agricultural and Rural Development Committee at the Ministry of Agriculture. During the meeting, the parties discussed current issues relating to agricultural relations between Hungary and China.

Farmer-friendly Common Agricultural Policy required

Ministry of Agriculture, October 8, 2018 5:13 PM

Minister of Agriculture István Nagy received EU Commissioner in charge of agriculture and rural development Phil Hogan for bilateral talks in Budapest.

Commercial Award for Excellence For Hungarian Products presented

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.

Hungary has an interest in a post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy that is predictable and promotes income security

Ministry of Agriculture, September 25, 2018 3:18 PM

“A Common Agricultural Policy that allows for both subsidies to replace income and enble the realisation of investments by farmers, and is properly financed, is needed after 2020”, head of the Hungarian delegation Zsolt Feldman said following an informal meeting of European Union agriculture ministers Austria on Tuesday.

Day of Balaton Fishermen

Ministry of Agriculture, September 24, 2018 11:27 AM

“Lake Balaton plays a special role in fishing tourism in our country: on a yearly basis, 70-80 thousand anglers purchase tickets at the “Hungarian sea”. Supporting events that promote sport fishing and fish consumption are highly important tasks of the Government”, State Secretary for Land Administration (Ministry of Agriculture) said in Tihany at the Day of Balaton Fishermen event.

Nébih farm in the city centre

Ministry of Agriculture, September 22, 2018 2:21 PM

The National Food Chain Safety Office (Nébih) has expanded MiniPolisz, an indoor entertainment park in Budapest’s city centre, with two new thematic areas. The Office is also involved in the interactive park’s experiential education programmes. The collaboration between the Office and the park enables children to learn about responsible pet ownership, the veterinary profession, food chain safety and even forest fire prevention.