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István Nagy, Dr.

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The poultry meat sector should prepare for a fall in EU funding

Ministry of Agriculture, September 8, 2018 11:29 AM

“The poultry sector has suffered and survived many crises, but it may be facing difficulties again as EU agricultural subsidies are expected to decrease from 2021, making preparations necessary in this respect”, Minister of State Sándor Farkas from the Ministry of Agriculture said at the Goose Breeders’ Conference held at the 20th Kiskunfélegyháza Goose Festival.

Hungary can continue to export poultry meat to Japan even in case of bird flu epidemic

Ministry of Agriculture, September 6, 2018 3:17 PM

In future, in case of a potential avian flu epidemic Japan will not impose restrictions on poultry products originating from all territories of Hungary, but only on products from the infected areas.

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.

The development of the Horticultural sector is contributing to Hungary’s secure 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.

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.

Hedgehog Hospital opens 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 damage mitigation system put into commission

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.

HUF 1.5 billion in funding for fishery management programme

Ministry of Agriculture, August 14, 2018 11:26 AM

“Funding decisions in the amount of approximately HUF 1.5 billion were made within the Hungarian Fishery Management Operative Programme (MAHOP) financed from EU the budget until August, and the application of a further HUF 1.5 billion may be decided until the end of the summer, which contributes to the implementation of the development ideas formed with respect to the fishery sector”, Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development (Ministry of Agriculture) Miklós Zsolt Kis said in Budapest on Tuesday at a press conference held at the Sziget Festival.

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Ministry of Agriculture, June 27, 2018 10:14 AM

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Similarly to Hungary, the majority of EU member states reject the reduction of CAP funding

Ministry of Agriculture, June 19, 2018 2:21 PM

The European Commission plans to reduce the sum of area-based agricultural funding available during the 2021-2027 period by 16.4 percent compared to the current programming period. 26.6 percent less EU funding would be available to Hungary for rural development. The majority of member states are against the planned reduction of Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funding.