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.
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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. ...
Dutch export of agricultural products exceeds 90 billion euro in 2018
18-01-2019 | 07:28
Agricultural goods to the tune of € 90.3 billion were exported in 2018, representing a slight rise of 0.2% on 2017 (€ 90.1 ...
Trade mission to India generates €170 million
25-05-2018 | 16:59
This week’s trade mission to India has already generated an estimated €170 million in contracts between Dutch and Indian ...