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Czech Republic | 30 January 2018
Central Europe’s big farms cry foul over EU cuts

Impending funding cuts to large farms threaten to aggravate Europe’s growing rift between East and West. With Brexit sapping the EU’s financial firepower, European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil...

Czech Republic | 25 October 2017
Czech govt to buy pig farm on Nazi concentration camp land

The Czech government has approved spending 450 million koruna ($20.6 million) to buy a communist-era pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp for Roma. Roma activists and rights gro...

Czech Republic | 14 August 2017
Farmers raise concerns about Serbian agriculture law

The Association of Farmers welcomed changes to restrict farmland sales to foreigners - which it demanded during protests in 2015 - but said it had not been consulted on the legal amendments which are ...

Czech Republic | 30 March 2017
Czech Republic to invest in Kurdistan’s agriculture, build tractor factory

A delegation from the Czech Republic currently visiting the Kurdistan Region expressed interest in investing in agriculture in the Region. A Czech delegation headed by the Deputy Minister of Agricu...

Czech Republic | 7 February 2017
Czechs cull up to 20,000 poultry as bird flu outbreak spreads

Czech authorities ordered a cull of up to 20,000 ducks and other poultry at a producer in the south of the country on Monday in the biggest single case of this year's bird flu outbreak. The affecte...

Czech Republic | 24 September 2012
Agriculture Ministry prepares pro-export strategy

The Agriculture Ministry is preparing a national strategy for exports of agricultural commodities and food products and the document should be ready by the end of this year, ministry spokesman Jan Zac...

Czech Republic | 5 September 2012
Czech poultry production falls, hits 1960s levels

The Czech Republic's Agriculture Chamber is warning that the republic’s food self-sufficiency has been in decline since 1989, the Prague Daily Monitor reports. Food prices are expected to rise and ...

Czech Republic | 2 December 2011
Gov't to cut costs, help farmers

The Agriculture Ministry is looking to cut costs next year and save money for subsidy programs, Agriculture Minister Petr Bendl announced...

Czech Republic | 21 October 2011
EU agriculture policy sparks opposition

After two years of negotiations, the resulting proposal to reform the contentious European Union Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) unveiled...

Czech Republic | 5 October 2011
President fires agriculture minister

Czech President Vaclav Klaus yesterday dismissed Agriculture Minister Ivan Fuksa (Civic Democratic Party, ODS) at the proposal of Prime Minister Petr Necas (ODS), Necas told journalists after meeting ...

Czech Republic | 8 February 2011
Cattle, pig numbers hitting record lows

Pig numbers in the Czech Republic decreased by 3.5 percent year-on-year to 1.84 million last year...

Czech Republic | 7 February 2011
Minister to raise support for pig breeders

Czech Agriculture Minister Ivan Fuksa wants to increase support to domestic pig breeders using money from the package of Kc800m the ministry has earmarked for support of sensitive commodities...

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