Figure 7: The complexity of food supply system
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Food value chain in the EU – How to improve it and strengthen the bargaining power of farmers

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Alessandro SORRENTINO, Carlo RUSSO, Luca CACCHIARELLI Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2HuDSvt Available languages: This study was published in the reference document of the Workshop on the “Effects of the structural changes on EU farming: How to better support the European model of agriculture of Read more…

Figure 10: The agro-food trade balance of the EU-10 and EU-15 in the periods 2004-2006 and 2012-2014.
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Farm structural change in Central and Eastern Europe and the CAP

Original publication: March 2016 Authors: Research Institute of Agricultural Economics (AKI), Hungary: Szabolcs Biró, Gyula Dudás, Andrew Fieldsend, József Fogarasi, Eszter Hamza, Krisztina Miskó, Gyöngyi Kürthy, Norbert Potori, Katalin Rácz, Ildikó Tikász, Orsolya Tóth, Szabolcs Vágó, Edina Varga, Eszter Varga Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2qAmXhm Available languages: This study 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 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…