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István Nagy, Dr.

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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.

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.