News from Bulgaria

11-08-2014 01:07 AM
Bulgarian minister demands EU meeting over Russia ban
Interim Agriculture Minister Vasil Grudev sent on Friday a request to Brussels that an emergency meeting be called to discuss the response to Russia's...
06-08-2014 13:13 PM
Bulgaria’s caretaker govt to work on 5 priorities for development of agriculture sector: interim minister
"Caretaker government will work on five priorities for the development of the agriculture sector," said interim Minister of Agriculture and Food, Vasi...
27-08-2013 01:41 AM
Bulgaria expects extension of the transitional period for dairy farms
Bulgarian agriculture Minister Dimitar Grekov expect that in September the European Commission will confirm the extension of the transitional period f...
24-05-2013 09:18 AM
Qatar plans to invest serious money in Bulgarian farming
Qatar plans to invest serious money in Bulgarian farming, according to the Academy of Agriculture, SSA. BGN 80 M will be invested in creating scien...
25-06-2012 11:32 AM
Bulgarian farmers frowning at EUR 777M for organic agriculture
The farmers in Bulgaria are eligible to apply for a total of 777 million euros in EU subsidies for the development of organic agriculture under the so...
08-05-2012 07:04 AM
Bulgaria offers Israel agricultural cooperation
Bulgaria’s Minister of Agriculture and Foods Miroslav Naydenov has met with the new ambassador of Israel to Bulgaria Shaul Kamisa Raz.
15-03-2012 07:39 AM
Qatar to Invest in Bulgarian Agriculture
Qatar will invest in Bulgaria’s production of chicken and lamb meat, as well as grains, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naudenov reveale...
05-12-2011 09:42 AM
Outraged farmers invade Sofia
Tractors and heavy equipment of protesting Bulgarian farmers are heading to the Bulgarian capital Sofia Monday in sign of protest against the cabinet&...
30-11-2011 08:52 AM
Bulgarian grain protests set to continue
The protest by Bulgarian grain producers against what they say is an effective cut in subsidies in the financial framework...
28-11-2011 09:44 AM
3000 farming machines go on the road for protest
Farmers from all over Bulgaria are staging a nation-wide protest Monday with over 3 000 farming machines heading to cross-border checkpoints and main ...
01-11-2011 09:17 AM
Bulgaria lobbies for fairer EU farming aid caps
Bulgaria lobbied Germany’s farming minister Ilse Aigner on Monday to back EU plans to cap farming subsidies, insisting the current distribution ...
25-08-2011 09:17 AM
Bulgaria will export 2m tons of surplus wheat
Bulgaria will export at least 2 million metric tons of surplus 2011 wheat as the harvest exceeds last year’s...
22-07-2011 09:00 AM
Bulgaria to seek aid from EU to back local farmers
Bulgaria will seek 15 million leva from the European Union to back producers of fruits and vegetables in the country, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Na...
13-07-2011 09:36 AM
Bulgarian farmers seek aid following E.coli
As many as 96 Bulgarian vegetable manufacturers have filed requests to get compensations following the E.coli outbreak in Germany, initially blamed on...
10-06-2011 08:37 AM
Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Assuages E.Coli Fears
The man, who died in the hospital in Bulgaria’s southern city of Haskovo, had not been infected with the deadly strain of the E. Coli bacteria.
25-03-2011 08:58 AM
Bulgaria's agriculture minister trip to Jordan
Bulgaria’s Agriculture Minister, Miroslav Naydenov, is leaving Friday on an official visit to Jordan.
22-03-2011 08:28 AM
Bulgaria to appoint agriculture attache in Paris
Bulgaria will appoint an agriculture attache to Paris, whose task will be to launch Bulgarian farmers’ products on the European market.
10-03-2011 08:24 AM
Bulgarian minister to summon crisis staff
Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Food Dr Miroslav Naydenov is to summon a crisis staff...
08-03-2011 08:30 AM
Bulgarian farmers to protest in Sofia
Farmers from across Bulgaria will gather for a protest outside the building of the Council of Ministers...
14-02-2011 07:28 AM
Minister to discuss Bulgarian wine potential
Bulgarian Minister of Agriculture and Food Miroslav Naydenov on Monday is to discuss the potential of Bulgarian wines...
27-01-2011 08:41 AM
Bulgaria plans poultry exports to Japan
Bulgarian poultry producers will export to Japan as an answer to the recurring threat of bird flu in the region.
12-01-2011 08:48 AM
Bulgaria Fight Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Health officials are working to contain outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease in both Bulgaria and South Korea this week.
06-12-2010 07:14 AM
Bulgaria's maize yield highest since 2004
Bulgaria reaped 1.93 mmt of maize from 97% of the sown area, 45% more than a year ago mainly due to favourable weather, a senior farm ministry officia...
01-12-2010 19:47 PM
Former head of the Agriculture Fund Kalina Ilieva sacked and disgraced
The former head of the Agriculture Fund Kalina Ilieva has been publicly disgraced and sacked after revelations that she lied about her professional cr...