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EU celebrates Organic Day for second time


The EU Member States will celebrate the European Organic Day in various ways around the&…

Decision on climate work on agriculture at Climate Change Conference


With respect to agriculture, the aim at the Climate Change Conference COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh,&…

A container full of animal feed – fly pupae grown on waste potatoes can be used as feed for chickens or fish

Valkoisella pöydällä mustasotilaskärpäsen toukkia

Manna Insect Ltd grows black soldier fly larvae in containers. The larvae become animal feed,&…

Finland’s finalised CAP plan submitted to European Commission


Finland submitted its finalised CAP plan to the European Commission on 20 July 2022. The…

Sector report: The bakery sector keeps in touch with times and invests in the future


While the turnover of the diverse bakery industry increased in 2020, competition continues to be…

CGI Waste Manager helps professional kitchens halve food waste volumes

Two male chefs working side by side at a restaurant kitchen.

Preventing food waste is a concrete way of promoting sustainability in restaurants and other professional&…

Nordic food system solutions discussed at summer meeting hosted by Finland


On Thursday 25 June, Finland hosted a meeting of the Nordic ministers of agriculture. Finland…

Instructions for health-secure entry of seasonal workers in primary production are ready


Employer instructions for health-secure entry, quarantine and for the preparation of a health security plan&…

How to cut the carbon footprint of milk down to zero?

A woman and a grazing cow.

Valio’s goal is to cut the carbon footprint of milk to zero by 2035. Carbon-neutral&…

The EU Biodiversity Strategy sets ambitious targets – the measures must take into account overall sustainability and different circumstances in the Member States


On 20 May 2020, the European Commission published a new Biodiversity Strategy aimed at halting…

Government roadmap to carbon neutral Finland – climate leadership means opportunities for the whole country


At its climate meeting on Monday 3 February, the Finnish Government published a roadmap that…

Minister Lintilä travels to France to promote Finnish circular economy and battery industry expertise


Minister of Economic Affairs Mika Lintilä will lead a Team Finland visit to France on&…

New life for biowaste – resource-smart fabric made of straw

Top and skirt made of wheat straw.

The globally growing concern about climate change and finite resources has turned the attention to&…

New food chain Controls Regulation enters into force on 14 December 2019


The new EU Controls Regulation (2017/625) provides a framework for the control of the entire…

GrainSense, the hand-held device with cloud services for instant grain quality measurements

GrainSense in hand, in the background field.

The GrainSense analyser is designed for measuring the moisture, protein, oil and carbohydrates in cereals&…

EU agriculture ministers: agriculture can help increase soil carbon sequestration


Photo: Lauri Heikkinen/Prime Minister’s Office, Finland EU agriculture ministers convened for an informal…