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The EP Agriculture Committee endorsed on Tuesday the agreement with the Council on the basic set of rules to ensure a smooth transition from the current EU farm policy to the future one.

Parliament and Council negotiators finalised the agreement on the basic set of rules to ensure a smooth transition from the current EU farm policy to the future one, on Friday.

Ahead of Tuesday’s first round of negotiations on the EU farm policy reform, the Chair of Parliament’s Agriculture Committee and the three lead MEPs have issued the following statements.

Parliament and Council reached a provisional deal on Tuesday on an EU recovery package for farmers, food producers and rural areas that should boost their resilience.

Agriculture Committee approved on Tuesday plans for fast, targeted and sustainable recovery package for EU farmers, food producers and rural areas that should also boost their resilience.

The Agriculture Committee called on Monday for a 55% emission reduction target for 2030, a potential intermediary 2040 target and a proper EU funding to achieve them.

EU should promote forest management models that seek to ensure their environmental, but also societal and economic sustainability, the Agriculture Committee said on Monday.

Delaying new EU rules on producing and labelling organic products by one year would give farmers and national authorities preoccupied with effects of the pandemic more time to adjust.

German Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees

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Ministers are outlining the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

Agriculture Committee MEPs discussed the priorities of the German Council Presidency with Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Julia Klöckner on Wednesday afternoon.