Watch the key decisions in Europe affecting farming this month

In this Brussels Briefing on Agriculture, AGRA FACTS journalists Rose O’Donovan and Ed Bray provide an update on the latest developments in the European Union’s farming policy:

Organic reform plans: Member States called for significant changes at the Agriculture Council on November 10;
CAP budget: Farming Ministers call on Finance Ministers to support their opposition to activating next year’s agricultural crisis reserve;
Baltic States and Finland restated a plea for support for their dairy producers hit by Russia’s import ban; and,
MEPs in the ENVI Committee voted to allow countries to ban genetically modified crops on environmental grounds.