MP calls for protection of domestic dairy farmers

Independent member of Parliament Zeljko Lackovic warned on Wednesday about a difficult situation in the dairy sector, saying that dairy farmers should get a fair price for their milk and that the 5% VAT rate charged on milk should be transferred directly to them.

Croatia requests EC aid for dairy farmers, frost damage

"Croatia has proposed a special item in which we wish to inform the European Commission about the situation in an especially delicate and vulnerable sector, milk production," Romic said.

Bosnian farmers block southern border crossing with Croatia

Bosnian agricultural producers blocked the Bijaca-Metkovic border crossing with Croatia on Tuesday in protest at a delay in the payment of incentives and poor protection of domestic production.

EU promises more aid for farmers as Belgian producers protest

The European Union promised Monday to do more to help struggling farmers, as Belgian producers took to the streets to vent their anger about their deteriorating financial situation.

Exhibition on Croatian small farmers opens in Brussels

The farmers live and work in areas of Natura 2000, network of nature protection areas in the territory of the European Union.

Farm minister for measures to boost use of arable land

As for amending the existing laws, Romic said that that some issues might be solved by intervention into the implementation plans of the programme on rural development or by amending the law on agricultural land and the law on agriculture.

Farmland consolidation for stronger agriculture sector

Croatia's agriculture urgently requires consolidation of farmland, irrigation, modernisation of production and association of producers, a conference organised by the Poslovni Dnevnik business newspaper heard on Tuesday.

2016 blue-dyed diesel quotas issued for 85,000 farmers

The blue-dyed fuel will be made available to farmers as of January 18. The annual quota can be consumed by farmers until December 31 each year and a new quota is approved again in January the following year.