Locked content Podlaskie with 13% less accidents on farms

In Podlaskie voivodship the number of accidents in agriculture has decreased by 12.8 percent over the past two years – said Krzysztof Jaworowski, the director of the regional branch of KRUS in Białystok. According to the Farmers Social Insurance Administration (KRUS), in the first half of 2016...

Locked content 50% of spring cereal affected by drought

Nearly 50 percent of spring cereal is vulnerable to drought, the ministry of agriculture informed. Additionally, some 40 percent of strawberry and fruit trees and bushes are also affected by the drought. Farmers can apply for damages. The drought has affected all regions, particularly the Lubuskie, ...

Locked content Agricultural drought recorded in Poland

The Institute of Soil Science and Land Care (IUNG) reported an agricultural drought on the territory of Poland. The biggest threat of agricultural drought occurred to spring cereal crops. Droughts were recorded in all voivodships in Poland, with 10 of them in all municipalities. The drought was reco...

Locked content European Commission proposes smaller budget for agriculture

The European Commission proposed a new, reduced budget for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Poland would receive about 1 percent less on direct payments for farmers and about 25 percent less on the rural development fund. The budget will amount to €365 billion. It is 5 percent less than previou...

Locked content Farmers protest in Warsaw, demand new Agriculture Minister

Several hundred farmers marched through Warsaw demanding the replacement of the current agriculture minister, closer inspection of agricultural goods’ origins and payment of damages for farmers affected by the African Swine Fever outbreaks. The protesters submitted their postulates to the Chanceller...

Locked content Food prices predicted to rise by 4% in Q4

In the fourth quarter of this year, food prices in Poland are to increase by around 4 percent, the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Food Economics has announced in a monthly report. “It can be expected that the level of domestic prices for basic agricultural products (cereals, milk, pig...

Locked content Farmers lost PLN 316 mln due to natural disasters so far

The estimated losses in agriculture caused by natural disasters amounted to PL 316 so far this year, said the Ministry of Agriculture, based on the reports from the voivodes So far more than 20,000 farms occurred losses, the areas affected by disasters encompass some 79k hectares, on 35k of them, th...

Locked content WSE to launch food trading platform

The Warsaw Stock Exchange plans to launch a trading platform for agricultural products, the bourse said. The market, dubbed for now “The National Food Platform,” will first introduce the instruments based on wheat prices. The grain was chosen for its high levels of production in Poland (11 million m...