The Commission published an evaluation report which highlights positive CAP impact for young farmers, but remains limited.
Latest data shows an increase in women entering farming, rural development is supporting this rise.
The market brief on fertilisers covers the evolution of the fertiliser market in terms of prices, trade and use in the EU.
Farmers to receive CAP payments in advance and granted more flexibility to use land normally not be used for production in order to feed their animals.
Phil Hogan stated that his top priority in the ongoing EU budget negotiation is protecting the small and medium sized farmer.
Under rural development policy, forestry measures cover the needs of the forest sector.
Latest EU-wide Eurobarometer survey of public opinion about the common agricultural policy, published on 22 February 2018.