Production of chicks in Poland has again broken records, with hatcheries delivering almost 122 million one-day-old chicks in October. As a consequence, the supply of chickens is increasing and Poland is strengthening its position as a poultry leader in Europe.
Janusz Wojciechowski, the EU's commissioner-elect for agriculture, in a conversation with PAP, estimated that making EU agricultural subsidies equal for all member states would cost the bloc's budget over EUR 20 billion.
Exports of agri-food products reached EUR 23.1 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2019, up 5.8 percent year on year, the Polish Centre for the Support of Agriculture (KOWR) said on Friday citing finance ministry data.
The Central Statistical Office (GUS) wrote on Twitter on Thursday that the heaviest pumpkin grown in Poland in 2019 weighed 870 kg, and that this year's pumpkin harvest was coming to an end.
The candidature of Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski for EU agriculture commissioner was approved on Tuesday by all coordinators of the EP agriculture committee, PAP was told by an anonymous source at the EP.
Poland's candidate for the EU agriculture commissioner, Janusz Wojciechowski, said at his hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday that the European Union needs a long-term strategy for agriculture.
The EU agriculture commissioner's chair will almost certainly go to Poland, government spokesperson Piotr Muller said in a TV interview on Tuesday.
The Polish government estimates that the losses caused by drought by the end of July stood at PLN 1.09 billion (EUR 250 million) according to a press release sent after the government's Tuesday sitting, The estimates are not final.
The biggest event in the country’s equine calendar, the Pride of Poland auction saw buyers lining up.
Monika Szymańska and hubby Krzysztof decided to open their Wielbłądzia Farma (Camel Farm) after discovering the benefits of camel milk from a British doctor who recommended it for one of their children who had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.