Figure 4. Combined market share of the five largest retailer chains (2004-2007)
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Extent of Farmland Grabbing in the EU

Original publication: May 2015 Authors: Transnational Institute: Sylvia Kay, Jonathan Peuch, Jennifer Franco Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2lBHXRO Available languages: This study examines the issue of farmland grabbing in the EU. Europe is largely believed to be situated outside of the “global land grab”, the popular term to describe Read more…

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Towards New Rules for the EU’s Fruit and Vegetables Sector – An EU Northern Member States Perspective

Original publication: February 2015 Author: Wageningen University: Jos Bijman Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2mpmg83 Available languages: The EU actively supports the fruit and vegetable (F&V) sector through the Common Market Organisation (CMO) for F&V. The key objective of this F&V scheme is to strengthen the competitiveness of producers. In Read more…

Comparative Analysis of Risk Management Tools Supported by the 2014 US Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020
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Comparative Analysis of Risk Management Tools Supported by the 2014 US Farm Bill and the CAP 2014-2020

Original publication: December 2014 Author: UMR SMART-LERECO, Agrocampus Ouest INRA: Jean Cordier The author would like to thank Jean-Christophe Bureau, Jonathan Coppess, Jean-Chistophe Debar, Todd Donahue, Alexandre Gohin, Louis Mahé, Albert Massot and Paul Peterson for their comments Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2LpCzji Available languages: Farm Bill 2014 and Read more…

Figure 11: Trends in EU third countries trade in butter (1000 tonnes)
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Trends in EU-Third Countries Trade of Milk and Dairy Products

Original publication: September 2014 Author: Guillaume Ragonnaud, Research Administrator Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2IKGmST Available languages: INTRODUCTION: INCREASING DEMAND IN EMERGING COUNTRIES HAS DRIVEN DAIRY TRADE Over the past decades, consumption of milk products in the world has been rising, which means more potential market opportunities for EU dairy Read more…

Figure 5: Proportion of family labour in total regular farm labour in full-time equivalents (AWUs) according to size of the farm in ha in selected EU MSs, 2010 (%)
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Family farming in Europe: challenges and prospects

Original publication: April 2014 Authors: University of Kent: Ms Sophia DAVIDOVA; University of Aberdeen: Mr Kenneth THOMSON Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2qeXgSP Available languages: This note discusses the definitions, challenges and future prospects of family farming in the EU. Some challenges, such as market volatility and climate change, are Read more…

Figure 22. Annual Agricultural TFP growth (%)
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EU Member States in agri-food world markets: current competitive position and perspectives

Original publication: April 2014 Authors: Michel Petit (CIHEAM-IAMM, Montpellier, France) ; Zuzana Krístková (Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic) ; Thomas Heckelei (Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Germany) ; Kyösti Ilmari Arovuori and Perttu Pyykkönen (Pellervo Economic Research PTT, Helsinki, Finland) ; Fabian Capitanio Read more…

Figure 3. Precision Agriculture services offered over time
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Precision agriculture – An opportunity for EU farmers – Potential support with the CAP 2014-2020

Original publication: March 2014 Authors: Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission , Pablo J. Zarco-Tejada, Neil Hubbard and Philippe Loudjani (Monitoring Agriculture ResourceS (MARS) Unit H04) Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2zA1zg6 Available languages: Precision Agriculture (PA) is a whole-farm management approach using information technology, satellite positioning (GNSS) Read more…

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