Phil Hogan

Phil Hogan resigns as European Commissioner for Trade

Phil Hogan resigns as European Commissioner for Trade

It is understood that European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan will resign from his role this evening (Wednesday, August 26)....

August 27, 2020

Hogan publishes timeline of travel while in Ireland

Hogan publishes timeline of travel while in Ireland

European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan has issued a memorandum to commission President Ursula von der Leyen on his movements...

August 25, 2020

UK consumers ‘will expect’ EU food standards in agreement

UK consumers ‘will expect’ EU food standards in agreement

UK consumers will reportedly expect their country to continue with the EU’s labour, environmental and food standards as part of...

November 14, 2019

Hogan proposes scheme to reward farmers for cutting emissions

Hogan proposes scheme to reward farmers for cutting emissions

A ‘Farm Carbon Scheme’ that would see farmers being rewarded for making efforts to voluntarily cut their carbon emissions has...

October 3, 2019

Paying for cattle on the basis of meat yield just doesn’t stack up

Paying for cattle on the basis of meat yield just doesn’t stack up

At least one farm stakeholder group in the Republic of Ireland is now calling for cattle to be paid for...

January 1, 2019

Copa-Cogeca celebrates International Co-operatives Day in Brussels

Copa-Cogeca celebrates International Co-operatives Day in Brussels

Together with EU Farm Commissioner Phil Hogan and MEPs, the European farm co-operative organisation Copa-Cogeca are celebrating he United Nations’ International...

July 7, 2018

EU budget: ‘Intense negotiations’ lie ahead

EU budget: ‘Intense negotiations’ lie ahead

The European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, stated that “intense negotiations” lie ahead regarding the final decision...

June 19, 2018

Brussels hosts conference on future of CAP

Brussels hosts conference on future of CAP

Brussels will hear European farmers’ views on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in a conference taking place...

July 7, 2017

Why not play Brussels at its own game?

Why not play Brussels at its own game?

The European Commission is telling the world that its milk reduction scheme has worked, so why not get Brussels to...

March 20, 2017

‘Measures to tackle long-term volatility in dairy sector needed’

‘Measures to tackle long-term volatility in dairy sector needed’

A permanent crisis instrument must be implemented in the dairy sector to avoid future volatility. This was the message from Sinn...

March 10, 2017

All proposals for CAP 2020 must reduce red tape for farmers – Hogan

All proposals for CAP 2020 must reduce red tape for farmers – Hogan

All of proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) 2020 must reduce red tape for farmers, the European Commissioner for...

February 9, 2017

Hogan launches consultation on the future of the CAP

Hogan launches consultation on the future of the CAP

A three-month consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) was launched today by the European Commissioner for...

February 2, 2017

‘Critical that EU Food Chain recommendations are introduced without delay’

‘Critical that EU Food Chain recommendations are introduced without delay’

It is critical that the recommendations from the Agricultural Markets Task Force on farmers in the food supply chain are...

January 9, 2017

Commissioner Hogan wants a stronger, fairer food chain in 2017

Commissioner Hogan wants a stronger, fairer food chain in 2017

The Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan has said that he is very pleased that as the year draws to an...

December 30, 2016

‘The new CAP will have to have a higher level of environmental ambition’

‘The new CAP will have to have a higher level of environmental ambition’

The new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) will have to have a higher level of environmental ambition, the European Commissioner for...

December 7, 2016

Hogan to propose the introduction of risk management tools tomorrow

Hogan to propose the introduction of risk management tools tomorrow

The European Commissioner for Agriculture, Phil Hogan, is to endorse the role of risk management tools as a means of...

December 5, 2016

‘Dairy recovery guaranteed as long as we produce what the market wants’

‘Dairy recovery guaranteed as long as we produce what the market wants’

Recovery of the dairy market is guaranteed as long as the industry produces what the market demands, Commissioner Phil Hogan...

December 3, 2016

Over 20,000t of skimmed milk powder to be released from intervention stocks

Over 20,000t of skimmed milk powder to be released from intervention stocks

A tender procedure to release the first amounts (22,500t) of skimmed milk powder (SMP) out of public intervention stocks will...

November 24, 2016