Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

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Negotiations in Brussels on the CAP reform enter the home straight

Ministry of Agriculture, September 22, 2020 12:46 PM

The goal of the current President of the Council, Germany, is for member states to adopt the Council’s position on the regulations of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in October. In preparation for the agreement, EU agriculture ministers discussed the most important remaining issues at a session of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels on 21 September.

Hungary’s natural heritage is unique in Europe

Ministry of Agriculture, August 12, 2020 8:00 PM

“There is growing public demand for the presentation of Hungary’s natural treasures and for increased social awareness”, the Ministry of Agriculture’s State Secretary for Environmental Affairs Dr. András Rácz declared at the official inauguration of the Harkály Ház (“Woodpecker House”) Visitors’ and Education Centre in Mátrafüred on Wednesday.

Minister of Agriculture discusses Common Agricultural Policy goals in Brussels

Ministry of Agriculture, July 22, 2020 9:52 AM

“Agriculture will only be able to effectively contribute to the fight against climate change if realistically achievable goals are determined in practice”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said in Brussels following a meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council.

Hungary and the Republic of Belarus have tightened their cooperation within the field of agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture, July 16, 2020 10:52 AM

Deputy Minister of Agriculture Sándor Farkas and Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Igor Vyacheslavovich Brilo met to discuss the reinforcement of economic relations between Hungary and Belarus, including cooperation opportunities within the fields of agriculture and the food industry.

If Brussels implements the Green Deal based on the recommendations of the European Commission, it could mean a death sentence for European agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture, May 22, 2020 6:00 PM

“The From Farm to Fork and Biodiversity strategies put forward by the European Commission pose an impossible task for farmers, and not only do the contents of these strategies fail to create an opportunity for farmers, but they are explicitly endangering the future of European agriculture. According to preliminary assessments, the proposed measures would lead to a 15 percent decrease in European agricultural production”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said in a statement to Hungarian news agency MTI.

Hungary’s Minister of Agriculture requests Commission to conduct urgent review of conditions attached to poultry imports from third countries

Ministry of Agriculture, May 6, 2020 10:34 AM

Minister of Agriculture István Nagy sent a letter to the European Commission in an appeal to minimise the negative impacts of the Covid-19 epidemic on the poultry sector and to find a solution to the current situation which has arisen therefrom. The Minister asked European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan to conduct an urgent review regarding the conditions that are attached to products imported from third countries.

Food supply of Hungary is guaranteed

Ministry of Agriculture, April 21, 2020 3:13 PM

The country’s food supply is guaranteed, the Ministry of Agriculture is in ongoing communication with actors of the food supply chain, Róbert Zsigó, Minister of State for the Supervision of the Food Supply Chain of the Ministry of Agriculture said at the Tuesday online press conference of the Operational Group responsible for the containment of the coronavirus epidemic.

Further significant decisions to support agriculture

Ministry of Agriculture, April 14, 2020 4:32 PM

Similar to other areas of the economy, until the end of June employers will be exempt from the payment of contributions and taxes on their workers’ wages in the sectors most in trouble due to the forced suspension of activities in tourism and catering, including plant nurseries, wine and grape producers, pálinka distilleries, small-scale beer breweries and game management service providers, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said before the Tuesday online press conference of the Operational Group.

EU leaders discuss assistance for agriculture and fisheries sectors

Ministry of Agriculture, March 26, 2020 3:40 PM

The extraordinary situation being caused by the coronavirus pandemic requires extraordinary working methods and extraordinary measures. Accordingly, on 25 March the ministers responsible for agriculture and fisheries of the European Union’s 27 member states held a meeting via video conference for the first time since the founding of the EU to discuss the handling of the negative effects being cause by the pandemic.

The Eastern European and Baltic countries are standing up in support of the preservation of existing CAP funding

Ministry of Agriculture, February 24, 2020 9:00 PM

Following a meeting in Warsaw on Monday, the agriculture ministers of the Eastern European and Baltic countries issued a joint statement declaring that maintaining the current level of funding available for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is vital to enabling the fulfilment of the European Union’s climate protection commitments. The Hungarian government will be doing everything possible to protect the agricultural funding due to Hungarian farmers. It is unacceptable that farmers, or the Hungarian people via food price increases, be made to pay the price of climate protection.