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Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) has called for more sustainable food production to dialogue with the farmers in the face of higher expectations.
is used for this a "willingness to change both in agriculture, but also with consumers," she said in the digital German farming day. When improving animal welfare in the stables, it is no longer about the OB, but about that, ". There are now sound proposals, Merkel said with regard to a concept of an expert commission, which also includes potential financing channels. Until the federal election, an implementation is no longer possible.
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Bund wants to provide additional millions
Chancellor defended the law pack of the coalition for more insect protection on agricultural areas to be decided on this Thursday and Friday in Bundestag and Bundesrat. This is "a portable compromise", the improvements for biodiversity, but also compensation for burdens. She is aware of how controversial the package is still. "We should always remember that the problem had not solved if we had nothing to decide - on the contrary, it would only be pressing." This is no longer planning security for the farmers. "We do not win anything when we move adjustments to the future."
The law submitted by Environment Minister Svenja Schulze (SPD) should ensure more protected areas and significantly restrict the pesticide use. Added to this is a regulation of Agricultural Minister Julia Klöckner (CDU), which also regulates a ban on particularly controversial weedgifts glyphosate. The federal government wants to provide additional 65 million euros in a proceedings for agricultural businesses, which is therefore produced by additional expenses. Also from country side, a proportionate additional financing was signaled.
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farmers ready for change
Merkel emphasized in principle, conventional such as ecological agriculture would have to expect operations, even if requirements changed. Recommendations of a Cabinet used by the Cabinet for the General Orientation of Agriculture in Germany would expect early July.
Farm President Joachim Rukied stressed: "We are ready to change agriculture.» This applies to more animal welfare as well as for more species and climate protection. The industry sets a procedure for cooperation. Additional services would have to be rewarded. The farmers also expected appreciation of their work.
After bad years, farmers in most regions of Germany is likely to be imminent in this summer. However, the season is expected to start with delay because of the cold and wet spring. "In many regions, the harvest will start a little later this year because the existing residue in vegetation has not yet been caught up," Rukied said before the farming day. "There, where low rainfall and high temperatures were prevalent in recent weeks, almost a normal harest start is expected."
Germany's Merkel defends idea of summit between EU and Putin .
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended the idea of holding a European Union meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, arguing that it would offer an opportunity to confront Putin with European concerns. The idea was rejected last week by eastern EU members. At a summit on Friday, EU leaders agreed only to "explore formats and conditionalities of dialogue with Russia.” There was no mention of any high-level meetings or plans for a summit with Putin, an idea that Germany and France had pushed. The outcome reflected deep divisions in the 27-nation EU's approach to Moscow.