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European Commission gives green light for dairy cattle phosphate system

The European Commission has agreed to the introduction of phosphate rights in Dutch dairy farming. This system and the ...

News item | 19-12-2017 | 16:38

Government wants €75 million for young farmers

The Dutch government is to earmark €75 million for young farmers who are establishing their own companies. Less than 4% of all ...

News item | 14-12-2017 | 10:18

Dutch saline agricultural knowledge brings breakthrough in food security

Dutch researchers have found a way of cultivating specific crops on salinised agricultural soil which had previously been written ...

News item | 23-02-2017 | 12:13

EU confirms: no patents on conventional plant breeding

Plant breeders  must have free access to biological material in order to be able to breed new crop species. Patent law thus does ...

News item | 21-02-2017 | 12:47

Agri & food exports achieve record high in 2016

The Dutch agri & food sector has further strengthened its leading position in the world market. In 2016, Agri & Food exports ...

News item | 20-01-2017 | 09:30

Export landwirtschaftlicher Produkte und Lebensmittel erreicht 2016 Rekordhöhe

Der niederländisch Sektor für landwirtschaftliche Produkte und Lebensmittel hat seine Führungsrolle auf dem Weltmarkt weiter ...

News item | 20-01-2017 | 09:30

Dijksma to pursue international ban on trophy hunting

Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma has written a letter to Parliament announcing her intention to investigate means for ...

News item | 27-10-2015 | 14:07

The Netherlands organises international anti-poaching conference

Sharon Dijksma, Minister for Agriculture, is organising an international conference in February 2016 about wildlife crime in the ...

News item | 02-10-2015 | 17:20

International conference: more cooperation to reduce food waste

A group of organisations in the public and private sectors are coming together to fight food waste. New forms of financing ...

News item | 19-06-2015 | 18:25

Dutch organic exports close to one billion euros

The latest figures from the Bionext organic association show that export sales of Dutch organic products have again risen ...

News item | 11-02-2015 | 07:00