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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

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

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

Dijksma: 'Sustainable agriculture is essential for food security'

Speaking at a meeting in Madrid attended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma called for ...

News item | 05-04-2013 | 16:35

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

Opportunities for Dutch Agri-food sector in India

India plans to double its food production in the coming 5 years and is making funds available to employ Dutch skills and ...

News item | 11-03-2013 | 11:43

First results of horsemeat investigation

The vast majority of the controls carried out by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (Nederlandse Voedsel - en ...

News item | 25-02-2013 | 21:00

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