Locked content President signs amendment to agricultural insurance act

President Andrzej Duda has signed an amendment to the agricultural insurance law – said the Chancellery of the President on Wednesday. The new regulations, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, are to encourage farmers to insure crops against drought. The new regulations will enable farmer...

Locked content Ardanowski: about PLN 1.5 billion aid for farmers

Farmers, who suffered from drought, will receive about PLN 1.5 billion help,  the head of the Ministry of Agriculture Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski said. The amount is much higher than the initially planned PLN 800 million. The money will be taken from state revenues, he specified. Ministry reported that...

Locked content Beekeepers appeal against use of harmful pesticides

Greenpeace and representatives of several beekeeping organizations appealed to Minister of Agriculture Krzysztof Ardanowski asking to withdraw his consent for use of pesticides harmful to bees. The approval for use of neonicotinoid pesticides was issued in July. The head of the Polish Beekeeping Ass...

Locked content Agriculture minister resigns

Agriculture Minister Krzysztof Jurgiel submitted his resignation on Monday citing personal reasons, the ministry said. The resignation was accepted by PM Mateusz Morawiecki and his successor should be announced shortly. Jurgiel has been the agriculture minister since Law and Justice (PiS) won the pa...

Egg prices soar – Ministry of Agriculture

Egg prices have been soaring not only in Poland, but also across EU countries, caused by the reduced population of hens. This was the result of the detection of fipronil in chicken farms in the Netherlands, Belgium , Germany and other countries and bird flu in Italy, the Ministry of Agriculture stat...