From supporting farmers to protecting the environment, the EU's farm policy covers a range of different goals. Learn how EU agriculture is funded, its history and its future.
Discover facts and figures about farming in the EU, including funding by country, employment and production.
On Tuesday, Parliament gave the green light to the new EU Farm Policy. This reformed version aims to be greener, fairer, more flexible and transparent.
Delays in EU farm policy reforms will not affect farmers’ incomes. Parliament approved a proposal in December 2020 to ensure a smooth transition.
The EU has approved emergency measures to help farmers and fishermen affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
MEPs want a fair, competitive and sustainable EU agricultural policy after 2020. They stress the importance of common rules and a budget with sufficient means.
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Learn key facts about organic food and farming in Europe and how new rules will improve the quality further.
Europeans are concerned about pesticide residues in food and their potential effect on health. Find out how MEPs are tackling the issue.
Products sold with the same brand name and packaging must have the same composition in every EU country, according to a resolution adopted by MEPs on 13 September.
Consumers are entitled to know that the food they buy and eat is safe, however food fraud cases such as the 2013 horsemeat scandal show that is not always the case.
MEPs present plans revamping the EU’s food systems, to produce healthier food, ensure food security, a fair income for farmers and reduce agriculture’s environmental footprint.