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István Nagy, Dr.

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4.2 Percent Increase in Agricultural Output

Ministry of Agriculture, September 11, 2014 3:24 PM

The total output of agriculture calculated at basic prices was 2265 billion forints in 2013, an increase of 4.2 percent compared to the previous year, the Minister of State for Agricultural Economy said at the opening of the 29th International Farmers Days trade fair in Bábolna, northwest Hungary.

750 Billion Forints in Extra Funding for Hungarian Agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture, September 10, 2014 1:36 PM

750 billion forints (EUR 2.4bn) more funding will be available for Hungarian agricultural and rural development during the upcoming European Union financial period than in the previous one, the Minister of State for Agricultural Economy announced at a professional event in Cegléd, Central Hungary.

Both parties have an interest in continued Hungarian-Russian cooperation in agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture, September 9, 2014 11:55 AM

It is in the interests of both parties for Hungarian-Russian cooperation in agriculture to continue, the two countries’ agriculture ministers agreed at a meeting in Moscow on Monday.

27,000 Students in Agrarian Vocational Training This Year

Ministry of Agriculture, September 1, 2014 3:40 PM

“27 thousand children are attending the Ministry of Agriculture’s schools, with 7,000 beginning their studies this year”, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said on Monday at the national school year launch ceremony for agrarian vocational training institutions at the Sándor Jávorka Agriculture and Food Industry Vocational College in Tata, South Transdanubia.

Faculty of Veterinary Science begins 228th academic year

Ministry of Agriculture, August 29, 2014 4:14 PM

The role of animal health and food safety is increasing worldwide and veterinarians must face new challenges within the field of disease control, and so, as has always been the case, there is still a huge demand for their knowledge today, Minister of State Róbert Zsigó said in his speech to first year veterinary students at the ceremony to mark the beginning of the academic year at the St. Stephen’s University Faculty of Veterinary Science in Budapest.

Ministry of Agriculture Promotes Hungaricums at this year’s Sziget Festival

Ministry of Agriculture, August 14, 2014 6:26 PM

The Ministry of Agriculture held a Hungaricum Day at the Sziget Festival’s “Civil Sziget” in Budapest on Thursday to promote Hungarian national treasures among young people from at home and abroad, the Minister of State for Environmental Affairs, Agricultural Development and Hungaricums said.

Russian Measures have Negligible Effect

Ministry of Agriculture, August 12, 2014 4:15 PM

The direct effects of the Russian measures on Hungarian agricultural exports are negligible, and primarily cause actual difficulties only to enterprises that export exclusively or to a major extent to Russia. According to figures for 2013 and 2014, the products included on the list of banned imports include only a minor proportion, some 30 percent of the products we export to Russia, and represent only 1 percent of total Hungarian agricultural exports.

Children to Receive over 45 Million Portions of Fruit via the School Fruit Programme

Ministry of Agriculture, July 31, 2014 9:15 AM

The School Fruit Programme will continue in the 2014-15 school year, within the framework of which more than 45 million portions of domestically grown fruit and one-hundred percent fruit juice will be distributed to students in grades 1-6 of the country’s primary schools, Deputy Head of Division Márton Bittsánszky from the Ministry of Agriculture stressed at a conference on the Programme in Budapest on Wednesday.

Hungarian-Bosnian Agricultural Treaty Signed

Ministry of Agriculture, July 29, 2014 7:29 PM

Hungarian-Bosnian agricultural talks held in Budapest at the Ministry of Agriculture ended successfully on Tuesday with the signing of an Agricultural Treaty between the two countries. The Treaty was signed before members of the press by Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas and Bosnian Minister for Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Boris Tucic.

List of Hungaricums to Expand

Ministry of Agriculture, July 28, 2014 1:40 PM

Szerencs chocolate and Transylvanian chimney cakes could soon become Hungaricums, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas said on Thursday in Budapest when he opened the first Hungaricum Weekend, a culture and gastronomy festival showcasing the treasures of the Hungarian nation.