Locked content State will subsidize agricultural fuel with PLN 1.2 bln

The state will pay a subsidy of PLN 1.18 billion for agricultural fuel, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Krzysztof Ardanowski said. The change will be effective as of next year. “High costs of running agricultural production are a very serious problem,” Ardanowski underscore...

Locked content Polish farmers may continue protests

Farmers, who protested in Warsaw on Friday, said they will continue demonstrations if Prime Minister does not reply to their petition, the leader of Association of Potato and Vegetable Producers Michał Kołodziejczak said. “We have already talked with the Ministry of Agriculture and we know tha...

Locked content 1.3 mln farmers applied for direct payments in 2018

In 2018 almost 1.3 million farmers applied for direct payments. 866,000 of those applications were delivered to the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture electronically. In 2017 there were only 11,000 online applications. Most applications were submitted in Mazowieckie, Lubelskie...

Locked content PM Kopacz comments on Medvedev’s allegations

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said that “Polish farmers comply with EU legislation when it comes to fruit exports” in a response to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s claims that Polish apples exported to Russia are treated with chemicals. He also said that Russian apples are of a bett...

Locked content Farmers’ protest escalates

Protesting farmers have blocked the Warsaw-Moscow international railway route near Siedlce on Friday. The route may be blocked for a few hours, Sławomir Izdebski head of the farmers’ union, said. He also added that unless their demands are met, further protest will occur next week. The farmers...

Locked content Farmers’ protest continues

Around 50 farmers have put up tents in front of the Prime Minister’s Office to demand subsidies for milk and pork production and compensations for damages caused by wild boars. The farmers, who gathered in the so-called “green town,” will stay there until at least March 10, accordi...

Farmers’ protest in Warsaw

As many as 200 farmers gathered in front of the Ministry of Agriculture to demand subsidies for milk and pork production and compensations for damages caused by wild boars.