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.
Poland is the largest producer of blackcurrants in the European Union and the second largest in the world after the Russian Federation, according to data presented by the National Support Centre for Agriculture.
Poland takes second place in Europe and eighth in the world in terms of strawberry production, which amounted to approximately 196,000 tonnes in 2018, up by 10 percent year on year, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has announced.
The president took to Twitter to say he hoped a way could be found to save the homeless 185-strong herd which is under threat from locals who say the cows steal food and could be diseased.
Poland intends to be one of the first countries in the world to introduce an innovative system of knowledge about animals from their birth to their slaughter, using a special chip in cattle, Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski has announced.
The value of agri-food exports in 2018 reached an unprecedented level of EUR 29.3 bln, which was 5.5 percent higher than in 2017, the National Support Centre for Agricultural (KOWR) announced.
The Polish Association of Beef Cattle Breeders' president, Jerzy Wierzbicki, has told PAP that Poland exports 80 percent of its beef products and that exports are vital to the industry's profitability.
Figures for last year show food exports on the rise and with meat in the vanguard.