News from Czech Republic

24-09-2012 09:16 AM
Agriculture Ministry prepares pro-export strategy
The Agriculture Ministry is preparing a national strategy for exports of agricultural commodities and food products and the document should be ready b...
05-09-2012 15:04 PM
Czech poultry production falls, hits 1960s levels
The Czech Republic's Agriculture Chamber is warning that the republic’s food self-sufficiency has been in decline since 1989, the Prague Daily Monitor...
02-12-2011 09:37 AM
Gov't to cut costs, help farmers
The Agriculture Ministry is looking to cut costs next year and save money for subsidy programs, Agriculture Minister Petr Bendl announced...
21-10-2011 09:22 AM
EU agriculture policy sparks opposition
After two years of negotiations, the resulting proposal to reform the contentious European Union Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) unveiled...
05-10-2011 09:36 AM
President fires agriculture minister
Czech President Vaclav Klaus yesterday dismissed Agriculture Minister Ivan Fuksa (Civic Democratic Party, ODS) at the proposal of Prime Minister Petr ...
08-02-2011 09:20 AM
Cattle, pig numbers hitting record lows
Pig numbers in the Czech Republic decreased by 3.5 percent year-on-year to 1.84 million last year...
07-02-2011 08:04 AM
Minister to raise support for pig breeders
Czech Agriculture Minister Ivan Fuksa wants to increase support to domestic pig breeders using money from the package of Kc800m the ministry has earma...