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Ban on harmful products for bees

The European Commission has decided to prohibit the use of plant protection products that can be harmful for bees. The ban ...

News item | 29-05-2013 | 10:35

Dijksma takes action to increase baby milk supplies to supermarkets

Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma is joining forces with the sector to tackle the illegal import to China of baby formula. ...

News item | 08-05-2013 | 15:13

EU support for promotion of agricultural products

The European Commission has approved 5 Dutch promotional programmes for agricultural products.

News item | 02-05-2013 | 16:03

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 meat sector. ...

News item | 25-04-2013 | 14:57

Extra funds for nature conservation in the Caribbean Netherlands

Minister for Agriculture Dijksma has earmarked EUR 7.5 million for nature conservation in the Caribbean Netherlands. Uses of the ...

News item | 24-04-2013 | 11:38

Measures to combat bird flu

Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma will work with the poultry sector to achieve a structural reduction in the number of ...

News item | 10-04-2013 | 09:13

European agriculture policy greener and more effective

'The EU Agriculture Ministers have reached agreement on the new European agriculture policy and priority will be given to ...

News item | 21-03-2013 | 14:19

Major investigation into use and trade of horsemeat

The Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit - NVWA) is conducting a major ...

News item | 14-02-2013 | 22:47

Agricultural exports rise to €75 billion

Dutch agricultural exports rose again last year. Agricultural exports grew by €3.2 billion, from €72.2 billion Euros in 2011 to ...

News item | 17-01-2013 | 16:05

EU: More fisheries to use innovative "pulse trawl" system

More Dutch fisheries can make use of a pulse trawl, an innovative type of fishing gear for catching sole and plaice. An agreement ...

News item | 24-10-2012 | 15:46