In September of each year, the European Commission draws up a financial report on the administration of the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (EAGF) and of the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) during the previous financial year
The Commission has adopted a proposal to amend the Fruit Juice Directive, including a move to ban the addition of sugar to fruit juices
The Management Committee for Direct Payments backed unanimously Commission proposals to allow 10 Member States to pay to farmers up to 50% of direct payments for 2010 from 16 October onwards instead of from 1 December 2010.
The European Commission has launched a call for proposal for information measures related to the Common Agricultural Policy.
Commission adopts amended proposal for the food programme for the most deprived persons in the European Union
The European Commission today adopted an amended proposal to improve the current food distribution programme for the most deprived persons in the European Union. It builds on a 2008 proposal allowing the scheme to use market purchases on a permanent basis, to complement available intervention stocks.
The Commission today approved the national programmes of the 27 Member States to improve the production and marketing of apiculture products for the period 2011-2013.