Copa-Cogeca

UK farm unions granted permission to continue COPA-COGECA membership

UK farm unions granted permission to continue COPA-COGECA membership

European farm lobbying group COPA-COGECA has granted UK farming unions permission to continue their membership despite leaving the EU. However, as...

January 14, 2021

Climakers Alliance: A farmer-driven approach to climate challenge

Climakers Alliance: A farmer-driven approach to climate challenge

Farmer representatives were to the fore at a recent workshop held by the Climakers Alliance. The alliance – a union...

November 15, 2019

Future farm income crises must be prevented – EU Farmers

Future farm income crises must be prevented – EU Farmers

Steps need to be taken to prevent farming crises caused by low market prices and high input costs from happening in the...

October 6, 2016

EU farmers call for legislation to combat unfair trading practices

EU farmers call for legislation to combat unfair trading practices

As EU Farm Ministers meet in Slovakia this week, Copa-Cogeca has called for EU legislation to be introduced to combat unfair...

September 13, 2016

EU cereal plantings up, but prices remain at ‘rock bottom’

EU cereal plantings up, but prices remain at ‘rock bottom’

New figures show good EU cereal plantings, due to good weather conditions but grain prices are predicted to remain low....

February 9, 2016

IFA calls for an immediate suspension of EU fertiliser import duties

IFA calls for an immediate suspension of EU fertiliser import duties

The IFA is to ask the European Commission to suspend all EU fertiliser import duties with immediate effect, according to...

May 6, 2015

European farmers warn of poor prospects in EU beef sector

European farmers warn of poor prospects in EU beef sector

The EU beef market situation continues to be difficult, according to European farmers organisation Copa-Cogeca. Its Secretary-General Pekka Pesonen and Chairman of...

April 17, 2015

New greening measures will act to reduce EU grain output by 8%

New greening measures will act to reduce EU grain output by 8%

New estimates for EU grain plantings in 2015 reveal that European grain production could drop by as much as 8%,...

March 15, 2015

Intervention price barely covers 60% of dairy production costs, says EU farmers union

Intervention price barely covers 60% of dairy production costs, says EU farmers union

The price paid to producers for putting milk into public intervention stores barely covers 60% of production costs according to Chairman of Copa-Cogeca...

January 28, 2015

EU must not turn its back on biofuels says Copa-Cocega

EU must not turn its back on biofuels says Copa-Cocega

Crop and tillage based biofuels are vital for animal feed, the environment, jobs and fuel, according to Copa-Cocega General Secretary...

January 26, 2015

Calls for agriculture projects to be included in €315 billion European investment plan

Calls for agriculture projects to be included in €315 billion European investment plan

Calls have been made to include EU agriculture projects in the €315 billion, Juncker Investment plan adopted by EU heads of...

December 22, 2014