The Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality wants to ensure good prospects for the Dutch farming, horticulture and fishing sectors, which are renowned worldwide for producing good-quality food that is safe and affordable. The Ministry is working with all stakeholders to restore and maintain natural areas. It aims to consolidate the agriculture sector’s leading international position, strengthen the link between nature and agriculture, and improve farmers’ economic situation.
Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality
Government adopts advice to cull mink on infected farms
03-06-2020 | 10:15
All mink on farms where coronavirus infection has been confirmed will be culled, starting this Friday. Infection has also been ...
Initial investigation results: infections at three more mink farms
01-06-2020 | 16:30
Mink infected with coronavirus have been identified at three more farms. A suspected outbreak at a fourth farm is currently being ...
New results from research into COVID-19 on mink farms
19-05-2020 | 23:15
New research findings in the ongoing investigation into COVID-19 at mink farms suggest there has been a transmission of new ...
New steps to tackle nitrogen pollution offer prospects for farmers
07-02-2020 | 14:48
The government has announced new measures to tackle nitrogen pollution. All sectors, including farming, will have to contribute ...
Dutch agricultural exports worth €94.5 billion in 2019
17-01-2020 | 07:37
In 2019, the Netherlands exported €94.5 billion worth of agricultural goods. That is a 4.6% increase on the €90.4 billion export ...
Government to tackle nitrogen problem fast but with care
04-10-2019 | 08:57
The government is taking measures to reduce nitrogen emissions, repair damage to the natural environment and resume licensing. ...