Agriculture and livestock
This issue contains 4 sections.
The Netherlands is one of the world’s largest agricultural producers, exporting 65 billion Euros worth of vegetables, fruit, flowers, meat and dairy products each year.
Energy savings will be a priority for the Dutch (greenhouse) horticulture sector, while the livestock sector will need to focus on animal welfare and the environment over the next few years.
Biomass will become increasingly important for the Dutch economy. The energy, chemical and other sectors will increase their use of green raw materials. The greening of the Dutch economy offers great opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Multifunctional agriculture in the Netherlands
EU support for promotion of agricultural products
The European Commission has approved 5 Dutch promotional programmes for agricultural products.
Minister Dijksma calls on Safety Board to study meat sector risks
Minister for Agriculture Dijksma has called on the Dutch Safety Board to carry out a study into risks in the ...