Brussels Briefing on Agriculture – June 2013
In this latest Brussels Briefing on Agriculture, journalists Rose O’Donovan & Ed Bray provide an update on on-going CAP reform talks, review the Informal Farm Council at Dublin Castle at the end of May & look ahead to the showdown Farm Council in Luxembourg, that is due to start with informal Ministerial discussions on the Sunday (June 23), due to time constraints.
– Outcome of the Informal Farm Council in Dublin (May 27/28)
– European Parliament steps up pressure on Council to make CAP concessions
– Key Agriculture Council in Luxembourg at the end of the month
Featuring statements by: Chairman of the EP Committee on Agriculture & Rural Development Paolo De Castro and Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food & the Marine Simon Coveney.