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Bulgaria | 8 June 2018
Bulgarian farmer attacks EU over plan to put down Penka the stray cow

Hidden in the alpine meadows of the western Bulgarian highlands, the village of Kopilovtsi is about as far from Brussels as it is possible to get. But Ivan Haralampiev, who has spent most of his l...

Bulgaria | 21 July 2017
Bulgarian MPs postpone amendments on opening up sale of farmland to foreigners

At the initiative of the opposition Bulgarian Socialist Party, all groups in the National Assembly except one have agreed to the withdrawal of legislative amendments intended at opening up the sale of...

Bulgaria | 6 April 2016
How drones lift agriculture in Bulgaria to a higher plane

Stefan Dimitrov, a farmer in Bulgaria’s central Rose Valley, has some unusual guardians to protect his 1,500 hectares of land from criminals, wild animals and crop failure: they fly at 60 kilometres p...

Bulgaria | 15 October 2015
Bulgaria may offer opportunities, Nebraska agriculture director says

Nebraska businesses that specialize in livestock management, crop irrigation and oilseed processing might find new opportunity in a possibly unexpected place: Bulgaria. Nebraska’s top agriculture o...

Bulgaria | 11 August 2014
Bulgarian minister demands EU meeting over Russia ban

Interim Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev sent on Friday a request to Brussels that an emergency meeting be called to discuss the response to Russia's ban on EU food imports. The minister believes ...

Bulgaria | 6 August 2014
Bulgaria’s caretaker govt to work on 5 priorities for development of agriculture sector: interim minister

"Caretaker government will work on five priorities for the development of the agriculture sector," said interim Minister of Agriculture and Food, Vasil Grudev, speaking at a handover ceremony at which...

Bulgaria | 27 August 2013
Bulgaria expects extension of the transitional period for dairy farms

Bulgarian agriculture Minister Dimitar Grekov expect that in September the European Commission will confirm the extension of the transitional period for dairy farms. We expect that in September th...

Bulgaria | 24 May 2013
Qatar plans to invest serious money in Bulgarian farming

Qatar plans to invest serious money in Bulgarian farming, according to the Academy of Agriculture, SSA. BGN 80 M will be invested in creating science-production facilities for sheep breeding in var...

Bulgaria | 25 June 2012
Bulgarian farmers frowning at EUR 777M for organic agriculture

The farmers in Bulgaria are eligible to apply for a total of 777 million euros in EU subsidies for the development of organic agriculture under the so-called Axis 2 of the Rural Areas Development Prog...

Bulgaria | 8 May 2012
Bulgaria offers Israel agricultural cooperation

Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture and Foods Miroslav Naydenov has met with the new ambassador of Israel to Bulgaria Shaul Kamisa Raz.

Bulgaria | 15 March 2012
Qatar to Invest in Bulgarian Agriculture

Qatar will invest in Bulgaria’s production of chicken and lamb meat, as well as grains, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naudenov revealed on Wednesday.

Bulgaria | 5 December 2011
Outraged farmers invade Sofia

Tractors and heavy equipment of protesting Bulgarian farmers are heading to the Bulgarian capital Sofia Monday in sign of protest against the cabinet’s policy in the sector.

Bulgaria | 30 November 2011
Bulgarian grain protests set to continue

The protest by Bulgarian grain producers against what they say is an effective cut in subsidies in the financial framework...

Bulgaria | 28 November 2011
3000 farming machines go on the road for protest

Farmers from all over Bulgaria are staging a nation-wide protest Monday with over 3 000 farming machines heading to cross-border checkpoints and main thoroughfares.

Bulgaria | 1 November 2011
Bulgaria lobbies for fairer EU farming aid caps

Bulgaria lobbied Germany’s farming minister Ilse Aigner on Monday to back EU plans to cap farming subsidies, insisting the current distribution system was uneven, the agriculture ministry said, ...

Bulgaria | 25 August 2011
Bulgaria will export 2m tons of surplus wheat

Bulgaria will export at least 2 million metric tons of surplus 2011 wheat as the harvest exceeds last year’s...

Bulgaria | 22 July 2011
Bulgaria to seek aid from EU to back local farmers

Bulgaria will seek 15 million leva from the European Union to back producers of fruits and vegetables in the country, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naidenov said on July 21.

Bulgaria | 13 July 2011
Bulgarian farmers seek aid following E.coli

As many as 96 Bulgarian vegetable manufacturers have filed requests to get compensations following the E.coli outbreak in Germany, initially blamed on cucumbers from Spain.

Bulgaria | 10 June 2011
Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Assuages E.Coli Fears

The man, who died in the hospital in Bulgaria’s southern city of Haskovo, had not been infected with the deadly strain of the E. Coli bacteria.

Bulgaria | 25 March 2011
Bulgaria's agriculture minister trip to Jordan

Bulgaria’s Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, is leaving Friday on an official visit to Jordan.

Bulgaria | 22 March 2011
Bulgaria to appoint agriculture attache in Paris

Bulgaria will appoint an agriculture attache to Paris, whose task will be to launch Bulgarian farmers’ products on the European market.

Bulgaria | 10 March 2011
Bulgarian minister to summon crisis staff

Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Food Dr Miroslav Naydenov is to summon a crisis staff...

Bulgaria | 8 March 2011
Bulgarian farmers to protest in Sofia

Farmers from across Bulgaria will gather for a protest outside the building of the Council of Ministers...

Bulgaria | 14 February 2011
Minister to discuss Bulgarian wine potential

Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Food Miroslav Naydenov on Monday is to discuss the potential of Bulgarian wines...

Bulgaria | 27 January 2011
Bulgaria plans poultry exports to Japan

Bulgarian poultry producers will export to Japan as an answer to the recurring threat of bird flu in the region.

Bulgaria | 12 January 2011
Bulgaria Fight Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Health officials are working to contain outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in both Bulgaria and South Korea this week.

Bulgaria | 6 December 2010
Bulgaria's maize yield highest since 2004

Bulgaria reaped 1.93 mmt of maize from 97% of the sown area, 45% more than a year ago mainly due to favourable weather, a senior farm ministry official said.

Bulgaria | 1 December 2010
Former head of the Agriculture Fund Kalina Ilieva sacked and disgraced

The former head of the Agriculture Fund Kalina Ilieva has been publicly disgraced and sacked after revelations that she lied about her professional credentials, diploma and pregnancy, the Bulgarian Na...

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