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Next AGRI meetings: 5 and 12-13 October 2015

30-09-2015 - 09:57


EU Forest Strategy: extra AGRI meeting with Commissioner Hogan on 5 October

29-09-2015 - 11:54
Commissioner Phil Hogan

Study: Overview of the Agricultural Inputs Sector in the EU

21-09-2015 - 13:00
AGRI study

This study analyzes the seed, feed, energy, fertilizer, and plant protection agents farm input sectors from two perspectives: the demand side and the supply side. Average input shares in the EU-27 for seeds and fertilizers declined while they increased for feeds. Market concentration is the largest in the plant protection agents sector followed by the energy sector, and lowest in the feed sector.

Hearing on the Territorial Implementation of the CAP - 15 September 2015

21-09-2015 - 13:00
CAP Territorial implementation

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Agriculture committee opposes national bans on Imports of GM food and feed

AGRI ENVI 03-09-2015 - 12:38

The agriculture committee on Thursday rejected the Commission's draft law that would give member states the power to restrict or prohibit the use of EU-approved GM food or feed on their territory. It fears that arbitrary national bans could distort competition on the EU's single market and jeopardise the Union's food production sectors which are heavily dependent on imports of GM feed. (Read more)

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05-10-2015 19:00 / 22:30 AGRI

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15-09-2015 - 15:12
AGRI Meeting
15-09-2015 - 09:16
AGRI Meeting

Welcome words

Czesław Adam Siekierski - Chair of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development

The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) is responsible for scrutinising the European Commission's work related to agricultural policy. This mainly involves preparing reports for legislative proposals, falling under the co-decision procedure between Parliament and the Council, for adoption in plenary.

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The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.