Dec. 12, 2022
The €37 billion will be used to promote sustainability and traditional food products, support small farms and encourage young people into agriculture over five years.
Oct. 6, 2022
Excitement, Anticipation in Slovenia as Harvest Gets Underway
Despite high spring heat and drought, producers are anticipating high quantities of olives along with the excellent quality of the resulting oil.
Jul. 13, 2022
Agricultural Incomes Rise in Andalusia, Boosted by Resurgent Olive Oil Sector
Andalusian agricultural income exceeded €10 billion for the first time, spurred on by a 77-percent increase in the value of its olive oil production.
Jun. 17, 2022
Brussels Wants at Least €53B for European Agriculture in 2023
The funding will be used to mitigate the impacts of the global food security crisis, invest in sustainable agriculture and prevent environmental degradation.
Jun. 2, 2022
Andalusia Demands More Funds for Olive Oil and Table Olive Producers in New Policy
According to some estimates, the Andalusia olive sector would lose €60 million per year under Spain’s national strategic plan for the CAP.
May. 6, 2022
Farmers' Group in Spain Criticizes Plan to Support Traditional Olive Growers
Asaja said the amount of money proposed for the country’s 1.9 million hectares of traditional groves was “insufficient” and misdirected.
Jan. 7, 2022 Business
Andalusian Officials Criticize Loss of Funding for Farmers in Proposed Ag. Policy
Aug. 17, 2021
Europe Announces Plan to Plant 3 Billion Trees by 2030
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Jul. 29, 2021
Only One Percent of Olive Growers Expected to Lose Funding Under Spain’s New CAP
The new Common Agricultural Policy will benefit traditional growers, organic growers, young farmers and women at the expense of the largest producers.
Jul. 20, 2021
New E.U. Ag Policy Could Benefit Greek Olive Growers If Requirements Are Met
Funding for Greek farmers is expected to exceed €20 billion under the new subsidy program. However, some worry that small olive growers will miss out.
Jul. 19, 2021
Croatian Producers Question Minister Over Common Agricultural Policy
The Minister of Agriculture told award-winning producers about the country’s national strategic plan for the agricultural sector and listened to their concerns.
Jul. 8, 2021
€100B in E.U. Spending Fails to Reduce Emissions in Ag Sector, Audit Finds
The previous Common Agricultural Policy did not provide adequate incentives for farmers to reduce emissions, the auditors said.
Jul. 7, 2021
New CAP Provides Plenty of Opportunities for Italian Olive Growers
Renewed attention on workers’ rights, support for small farmers and young farmers and easier access to compensation will help Italian olive growers.
Jun. 29, 2021
Planas: Traditional Olive Growers Will Be Protected in New Common Agricultural Policy
In an address to the Spanish Senate, the minister of agriculture celebrated the strong year for the olive oil sector and struck an optimistic tone for the future.
Dec. 7, 2015
Harvest Will Not Recoup Low Stocks in Spain
A report by the USDA Global Agricultural Information Network estimates that production in Spain this season will not make up for the depleted stores.
Nov. 11, 2013
EU Olive Oil Sector Eager for Details of New School Promotion Plan
A plan to promote olive oil and table olives in schools is among matters likely to be discussed at the European Commission’s Advisory Group on Olives and Derived Products.
Oct. 28, 2013
An overnight harvesting in Italy was the occasion for a technical congress about the effect of harvest-time temperatures on olive oil.
Sep. 2, 2013
In Italy, Tax Reduction Will Help Olive Growers
Unaprol Chairman Massimo Gargano takes stock of the situation as Italy reduces the burden for agricultural properties.
Jul. 24, 2013
Whether any common ground will emerge in the two wings of U.S. trade policy is anyone’s guess, but it seems unlikely.
May. 21, 2013
Decision Against Greece Upheld for CAP Violations
Greece will need to get by with $320 million less subsidies, after to a court found it failed to comply with CAP rules.
Mar. 18, 2013
European Parliament Provides Some Comfort for Spanish Olive Oil
A hatchet still hovers over subsidies paid to farmers, but the Parliament gave them some hope of easing the imminent blow.
Mar. 8, 2013
Olive Oil Sector Eyes European Vote Next Week
Europe’s olive oil sector will come a step closer to knowing its fate when the full European Parliament votes in Strasbourg next week.