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István Nagy, Dr.

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Keeping Europe GMO-free also serves to protect biodiversity

Ministry of Agriculture, April 20, 2015 10:50 AM

Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas attended a meeting of EU Environment Ministers on April 14-15 in Riga, on the invitation of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The Hungarian milk sector could profit from withdrawal of EU milk quotas

Ministry of Agriculture, April 3, 2015 12:31 PM

The Hungarian milk industry is ready to begin operations within the new system following the EU’s withdrawal of milk quotas from 1 April, and is expected to be one of the winners of the changes, Minister of State for Agricultural Economy György Czerván said.

New sawmill inaugurated in Miskolc

Ministry of Agriculture, March 30, 2015 1:15 PM

The new flexible hardwood sawmill inaugurated in Miskolc on Friday, which is medium sized in European comparison, but large for Hungary, was realised by WIS Holding Ltd. using over 981 million forints (EUR 3.27M) in funding received via the New Széchényi Plan.

Hungarian-Russian agricultural relations improve further

Ministry of Agriculture, March 19, 2015 3:58 PM

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Parliamentary State Secretary, István Nagy, held talks with the Russian Federation’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture Ilya Shestakov in Moscow today.

Ratio of Hungarian products on the domestic market increases

Ministry of Agriculture, March 10, 2015 2:41 PM

In recent years, there has been a continuous increase in the demand for Hungarian food products in the country’s shops: the ratio of Hungarian products on the market was 75% in 2010, and this has now grown to 80 percent, the Minister of Agriculture said today.

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.