Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

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Agricultural Economy Figures Favourable

Ministry of Agriculture, March 10, 2015 8:55 AM

Agricultural output for 2014 corresponded to the expectations of the Ministry of Agriculture, despite the fact that it was influenced by several unfavourable foreign trade and foreign affairs processes. The favourable advancements achieved in previous years maintained their growth curve with regard to both agricultural GDP and import-export figures.

Modern agriculture cannot exist without electronification and state-of-the-art IT systems

Ministry of Agriculture, March 5, 2015 1:41 PM

“Neither our extremely complex agrarian funding system nor tracking, which is a fundamental principle in food production, would be capable of functioning without the general application of information technology, and accordingly it is worth investing in these technologies at both individual and community level”, Deputy State Secretary for Agricultural Economy Zsolt Feldman said in Kecskemét today at a conference entitled Precision Farming and Digital Trends in Agriculture.

New Visitors’ Centre opens at Tapolca Lake Cave

Ministry of Agriculture, January 21, 2015 11:49 AM

“The Tapolca Cave Lake is one of the world’s unique attractions, which thanks to the new Visitors’ Centre, constructed with the help of 300 million forints in European Union funding, can now expect to welcome even more tourists than the current number of 100 thousand-a-year”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said at the inauguration ceremony on Tuesday.

Serbia is Hungary’s priority partner in the Western Balkans

Ministry of Agriculture, January 20, 2015 12:08 PM

“Serbia is Hungary’s priority partner in the Western Balkan region with regard to agricultural relations”, Hungarian Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas told Hungarian news agency MTI on Monday in Budapest after having met with his Serbian counterpart, Minister of Agriculture and Environment Snežana Bogosavljević Bošković.

World’s largest agriculture expo opens in Berlin

Ministry of Agriculture, January 19, 2015 11:49 AM

The world’s largest agriculture, food industry and horticulture expo, the International Green Week (Internationale Grüne Woche) began in Berlin on Friday; the Hungarian stand was opened by Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas.

Continued significant growth for Hungarian agriculture in 2014

Ministry of Agriculture, January 16, 2015 3:16 PM

The performance of Hungarian agriculture has increased significantly in recent years, Minister of State for Agricultural Economy György Czerván said at the agrarian sector conference organised by the Bácska and Dunamellék Agricultural Coalition in Siófok, Lake Balaton.

Hungarian interests upheld in GMO case

Ministry of Agriculture, January 16, 2015 1:46 PM

On 13 January in the European Parliament, MEPs voted in favour of the legislative amendment that will enable member states to ban the cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). It is of extremely high strategic importance that Hungarian agriculture remains GMO free, as also stated in the country’s constitution.

EU recognises Hungarian achievements in reducing the use of polluting plastic bags

Ministry of Agriculture, December 18, 2014 2:58 PM

The EU’s environment ministers met in Brussels on 17 December 2014. The Hungarian delegation was led by Parliamentary State Secretary Dr. István Nagy.

Intensive development of Hungarian-Vietnamese agricultural cooperation

Ministry of Agriculture, December 16, 2014 1:58 PM

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas and Vietnam’s newly appointed Ambassador to Budapest Thanh Tuan Nguyen met on Tuesday to discuss cooperation in agriculture.

EU Agriculture Council discusses ice damage to Hungarian forests and the Russian embargo

Ministry of Agriculture, December 16, 2014 1:56 PM

The European Agriculture and Fisheries Council met is Brussels on 15 December 2014.