Ministry of Agriculture

István Nagy, Dr.

Minister of Agriculture

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More funding for beekeeping

Ministry of Agriculture, October 14, 2014 6:38 PM

During the upcoming years, 4.7 million euros will be available for the development of beekeeping, 20 percent more than the current level of funding, primarily for the modernisation of technology and equipment, the Ministry of Agriculture’s Parliamentary State Secretary announced on Tuesday in Dunavarsány at the inauguration of a honey packaging plant owned by a family business.

Funding for livestock farming and milk production to increase significantly from next year

Ministry of Agriculture, October 11, 2014 4:40 PM

Farmers engaged in animal husbandry and milk production can expect to receive increased funding in 2015, Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas announced on Friday at the inauguration of Jász-Föld Zrt’s expanded animal husbandry unit on the outskirts of Jászladány in Hungary’s Northern Great Plains region.

Research Institute of Agricultural Economics celebrates 60th anniversary

Ministry of Agriculture, October 7, 2014 5:03 PM

“The Research Institute of Agricultural Economics (AKI) not only facilitates the work of the State Secretariat responsible for the agricultural economy, but provides professional information to all of the Ministry’s state secretariats. This activity has made the Research Institute the Ministry’s most important base of economic research, and with regard to its function has made it the Ministry’s key background institution”, György Czerván said at the conference organised in honour of the sixty-year-old research institute.

Conference on protecting the Carpathians and sustainable development

Ministry of Agriculture, October 3, 2014 8:59 AM

„Think on a Carpathian scale; act at a local and regional level” was the motto of the fourth conference of the participants of the Carpathian Framework Convention held on 24-26 September in Mikulov, the Czech Republic. The Hungarian delegation was led by Deputy State Secretary for International Affairs Katalin Tóth from the Ministry of Agriculture, which is responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Convention here in Hungary.

V4 Cooperation on Air Purity and Waste Management

Ministry of Agriculture, October 2, 2014 1:24 PM

The Slovakian presidency of the Visegrád Group (V4) convened a meeting of high-level representatives of the four countries in Bratislava on 29-30 September 2014 to discuss current EU and international environmental issues.

EU Agriculture Ministers Discuss Food Security

Ministry of Agriculture, October 2, 2014 1:15 PM

The European Union’s Agriculture Ministers attended a meeting in Milan between 28-30 September, organised by the Italian presidency of the EU to discuss food security.

Land for Farmers Programme continues

Ministry of Agriculture, September 30, 2014 7:06 PM

The Land for Farmers Programme is continuing, within the framework of which a further 24 thousand hectares of state-owned land will now be made available to farmers, The Ministry of Agriculture’s Minister of State for State Lands announced.

National Gallop for the 7th time on Heroes’ Square

Ministry of Agriculture, September 25, 2014 9:17 AM

The program of races and events, which has now grown to be an annual tradition, drew large crowds at Budapest’s Heroes’ Square. The winners were presented with their awards by Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas.

Cross-border Trainee Programme

Ministry of Agriculture, September 16, 2014 4:24 PM

Deputy State Secretary Katalin Tóth from the Ministry of Agriculture welcomed talented students from Transylvania and Vojvodina who will be spending the next ten days becoming acquainted with the activities of the Ministry and its background institutions, and with the Hungarian agricultural administration system within the framework of the trainee course organised by the Ministry for the second time this year.

4.2 Percent Increase in Agricultural Output

Ministry of Agriculture, September 11, 2014 3:24 PM

The total output of agriculture calculated at basic prices was 2265 billion forints in 2013, an increase of 4.2 percent compared to the previous year, the Minister of State for Agricultural Economy said at the opening of the 29th International Farmers Days trade fair in Bábolna, northwest Hungary.