CAP Reform

CAP reform: What’s really happening in Brussels?

CAP reform: What’s really happening in Brussels?

As Europe’s leaders meet to discuss the future of the EU budget post-Brexit, AgriLand caught up with the country’s front-line...

February 23, 2018

Greening payment ‘likely to be abolished’ under CAP reform

Greening payment ‘likely to be abolished’ under CAP reform

The Greening top-up under the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) is likely to be abolished under reform of the Common Agricultural...

February 21, 2018

‘A disaster for farmers’: Farming groups slam proposed CAP budget cuts

‘A disaster for farmers’: Farming groups slam proposed CAP budget cuts

Farming organisations have expressed alarm and disappointment at the options lined out for the future of the Common Agricultural Policy...

February 15, 2018

CAP ‘omnibus’ rules passed by MEPs at plenary in Strasbourg

CAP ‘omnibus’ rules passed by MEPs at plenary in Strasbourg

The European Parliament approved new “omnibus” rules to simplify the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) from January 2018, at a plenary...

December 12, 2017

UK think tank calls for farm subsidies to be axed after Brexit

UK think tank calls for farm subsidies to be axed after Brexit

Policy Exchange has advised the British government to phase-out direct subsidies and income support for farmers by 2025 – even...

August 1, 2017

Majority of contributors to CAP debate ‘not involved in farming’

Majority of contributors to CAP debate ‘not involved in farming’

The vast majority of respondents to the European Commission’s consultation on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) were...

May 9, 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

‘CAP review must focus on fair farm incomes’

‘CAP review must focus on fair farm incomes’

The fundamental focus of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) review must be on ensuring farmers achieve viable incomes in return...

February 3, 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