Repayments to APIA owing to changes in the rules

The simplification of procedures in the agricultural sector is a highly topical issue. Unfortunately, however, certain Member States are actually making life harder for themselves and […]

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Unfair supermarket practices promoting imported tomatoes

The national programme to support the tomato-growing sector was set up with the aim of helping producers to produce an earlier crop and supply the Romanian […]

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Worrying situation for sheep breeders

Representatives of the Association of Sheep and Goat Breeders are warning of the risk that the numbers of sheep owned by Romanian farmers may have halved […]

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Large percentage of jobs under threat

Romania ranks first among the Member States with regard to share of jobs under threat. More than 60% of all the jobs in Romania are under […]

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Low number of quality certificates in Romania

Romania ranks near the bottom at European level when it comes to quality certificates for marketed food. According to a study carried out, Romania has 15 […]

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Invasion of maize leaf weevils (Tanymecus dilaticollis)

The Great Island of Brăila is home to the largest farm in Europe, with a total area of 57 000 hectares. A representative of the Agricost company […]

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Reduced budget for benefits paid to children and families from Romania

Romania comes bottom in the European Union when it comes to the sums per capita for family and child benefits. According to data published by the […]

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High percentage of cybercrime victims

It has emerged, following the publication of the Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index report, that two in five Internet users do not use a security solution to protect […]

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Mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Dräxlmaier layoffs

The European Globalisation Adjustment Fund plays a vital role in supporting workers affected by structural shifts in global trading. The representatives of the Dräxlmaier automotive component […]

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Pig meat crisis

The pig meat sector is facing a number of challenges, such as the increased price of piglets from EU Member States for which Romanian farmers have […]

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Impact of climate fluctuations on farming

Over the last few days, orchards and market gardens have been adversely affected by very low temperatures. Representatives of various fruit growing associations have pointed out […]

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Rural unemployment higher than urban unemployment

The rural unemployment situation differs from the urban unemployment situation. Generally speaking, in urban areas, people are able to retrain if they lose their jobs, and […]

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Low agricultural output in Romania

Romania has the sixth largest utilised agricultural area of all the EU Member States. However, a variety of factors mean that it has a low agricultural output. […]

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Low productivity of agricultural workers

Following an analysis conducted by the international network of firms Pricewaterhouse Coopers concerning the agricultural sector in Romania, a number of problems in the sector were […]

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The Varroa jacobsoni parasite is causing a new beekeeping crisis

Beekeeping is a sector which has been suffering for a very long time. Attention is constantly being drawn to problems which have been persisting for a […]

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Increased incidence of colon cancer

Colon cancers are ranked second in frequency among the most aggressive cancers in Romania. The number of these cancers has tripled in the last 27 years. In […]

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