Posts tagged as Baltic farmers

Baltic farmers protest in Brussels, call for fairer deal

Friday, December 14, 2018

Latvian farmers made their ways to Brussels on December 13 in concert with colleagues from Estonia and Lithuania to protest against the low levels of payments they get from the European Union in comparison with farmers in other countries. The protest was timed to coincide with EU leaders’ talks about budget plans for the next seven years across the Union, with Baltic farmers saying the time is long overdue for a fair…

Baltic farmers to call for fair direct support

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Representative organizations of farmers in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have sent a public missive to the heads of the European Union’s institutions calling for fair distribution of direct support allocated in the union’s framework of common agricultural policy. A demonstration seeking fair competitive conditions on the European common market is also to take place in Brussels on Thursday. “The initial historical reference levels, which serve as basis for calculating direct support…