Category Archives: Fresh thoughts here

List of news, videos, links… To ignite new ideas, make enthusiasm grow and inspire all of us :)

Open questions and random thoughts about the figures of our food and agriculture

I have just read a surprising post about the World Food Clock webpage from Janina and I cannot stop myself from writing some thoughts myself too… I do not wish to echoe her, as she already described perfectly how shocking these figures … Continue reading

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CAP getting closer

After the Basic Regulations of the new Common Agricultural Policy were published in the Official Jounal, on 11th of March the European Commission also adopted ten delegated acts as the continuation of this huge work. As Commissioner Cioloş said: “The adoption of … Continue reading

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What happens to European seeds now?

Today (11th of March) the European Parliament voted for the rejection of the Commission proposal for a Regulation the production and marketing of Plant Reproductive Material. The Commission published the draft of the legal proposal and the impact assessment in … Continue reading

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Weekly news (7. week of 2014)

Here we go again with the most interesting news which keep the hortiworld excited this week. Read&enjoy 😉 French wine exports drop in 2013 (decanter) New quality criteria to be developed for booming spice and herb sector (FAO) Merkel’s conservatives … Continue reading

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News from the 6. week of 2014

Dear readers, here we go with the hottest news of the hortiworld of the last week. Enjoy & love & share the horticulture! 😉 FAO Food Price Index falls despite climbing diary prices (FAO) Coffee growing: more biodiversity, better harvest … Continue reading

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Weekly news (5th week 2014)

Hey everyone, again a week passed, let’s see what happened in the big-picture hortiworld! 🙂 Commission proposes to combine and reinforce existing school milk and school fruit schemes (europa) EU organic regulation review published (ifoam) Australian wine grape growers being … Continue reading

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Weekly news (4th week 2014)

Dear readers, it’s pretty much time to get up to date in the horticultural news of the world, isn’t it? Let’s see what has happened in the last few days… Chila and Italy forge kiwifruit accord (fruitnet) Australian wine exports … Continue reading

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