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István Nagy, Dr.

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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.

Higher corn production expected this 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.

Hungary’s agricultural relations with Laos are exemplary

Ministry of Agriculture, September 18, 2018 11:19 AM

“Hungary is committed to continuing the cooperation concluded with Laos on agricultural matters”, Minster of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldman declared when he received a delegation from the southeast Asian country at the Ministry of Agriculture. Mr. Feldman highlighted that Hungary has launched the third tied aid programme in Laos.

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.

Exchange of experience on sustainable forest management

Ministry of Agriculture, September 17, 2018 3:22 PM

“The project financed by the European Union, within the framework of which we are able to welcome Georgia’s Deputy Minister for Environmental Protection and Agriculture and his delegation, helps the exchange the experience with relation multi-purpose forest management that assures the harmonisation of economic, social and nature conservation requirements”, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sándor Farkas said upon receiving the Georgian experts.

Technological modernisation and new approach are needed in the agrarian sector

Ministry of Agriculture, September 15, 2018 11:23 AM

“Technological modernisation and a change of mindset are not only essential for the future of agriculture, but are also being forced by changes in nature and agriculture”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said on Friday in Kalocsa.