harvesting winter beans © Tim Scrivener© Tim Scrivener
Plans to simplify CAP greening rules will not make the lives of farmers any easier and in some instances could make things more difficult, European officials have been warned. EU lobby group Copa-Cogeca has written to the EU Commission to criticise a range of simplification ideas, which are expected to be formally published later this year. They include banning the use of pesticides for protein crops grown on Ecological Focus Areas (EFAs) and increasing the requirement for land to remain in […]
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