Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Croatia and Israel to Cooperate in Agriculture

ZAGREB, May 9, 2018 - Croatian Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolušić is currently on a two-day official visit to Israel at the invitation of his Israeli counterpart, Uri Ariel, the Agriculture Ministry said on Wednesday.

Friday, 6 April 2018

Croatia Needs Comprehensive Agrarian Reform, President Says

ZAGREB, April 6, 2018 - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović on Friday opened the 21st Gudovac Spring Fair with 500 exhibitors from Croatia and 10 foreign countries, where she called for a comprehensive agrarian reform because, although 40 billion kuna has been invested in agriculture since Croatia declared independence, agricultural production has been halved.

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Investments Improving Food Quality

ZAGREB, March 6, 2018 - Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolušić said at the opening of the 3rd edition of the national agricultural conference "Slavonika" that investments on a permanent basis facilitated the improvement of local production and the quality of local products.

Monday, 5 March 2018

Controversial Official Suspends Veterinary Inspections in Easter Period

For an Agriculture Ministry official, holidays seem to be more important than food safety.

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Fire-Hit Forests to Be Turned into Construction Zones after 10 Years

ZAGREB, March 1, 2018 - The Croatian government on Thursday sent to the parliament a new draft act on forests whereby the duration of time for conversion of the forest land that was consumed by fire into construction zone will be extended from the current five years to ten years.

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Farmers to Receive Grants Worth Billion Kuna Next Week

ZAGREB, February 15, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said at a government session on Thursday that the Agriculture Ministry and the Paying Agency for Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development would start paying, as of next week, an additional one billion kuna to 100,000 farms, as an efficient way of managing farm grants with which he expected farmers to be satisfied.

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Small Family Farms to Be Protected from Enforcement Procedure

ZAGREB, January 24, 2018 - The government sent the Law on Family Farms to parliament for a second reading on Wednesday, and Agriculture Minister Tomislav Tolušić said that family farms would finally have a law specifically designed for them, like companies, small businesses or cooperatives, and would be protected against enforcement action.

Sunday, 21 January 2018

Fishing Ports Modernisation Tender to Be Announced

ZAGREB, January 21, 2018 - The Ministry of Agriculture will issue a 311 million kuna tender for the modernisation of fishing ports at the end of January as part of the measure "Fishing ports, unloading sites, wholesale fish markets and shelters".

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Purchase Price of Milk to Increase

Finally, some good news for Croatian agriculture.

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Schools to Offer Locally-Grown Food to Students

Agriculture Minister wants children to eat local fruits and vegetables.

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