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Young European Farmers Leaving The Land

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tracts of countryside in Spain are likely to turn into desert or waste dumps unless the European Union provides enough support to young farmers to stop them from leaving the land for the city. Measures to support young farmers will be part of draft proposals due on Oct. 12 for overhauling the bloc s controversial […] Read more

EU Cuts Back As Grain Mountain Builds

Reading Time: 2 minutes European grain farmers can expect volatile prices after Brussels partially removes a safety net in May, and cannot readily switch to other crops and will have to deal with market forces as best they can. As part of a drive towards a free market, from May 31 the European Union will suspend automatic “intervention,” the […] Read more