Baltic farmers discuss CAP reform

  • 2012-02-22
  • From wire reports
TARTU - Farmers from the three Baltic states have met in the Estonian city of Tartu to discuss plans to stage a protest over agriculture subsidies, Estonian public broadcasting agency ERR reported.Farmers in all three Baltic states complain that they are not given a fair portion of subsidies from the EU’s Common Agriculture Policy, which amounts to the single largest expenditure in the bloc. They say that many farmers are being put out of business by CAP subsidies that inhibit competition in the single market.Union leaders said they plan to invite the European Commissioner on...
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