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Constanta, on its way to be Europe’s biggest grain transport hub

Romania, now the top wheat supplier to Egypt’s state grain agency after wresting contracts from Russia and France, has attracted farm managers such as Germany’s AIS Europe GmbH, Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., CHS Inc., Cargill Inc. The Romanian port exported 8.7 million ...

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Inspired by Prince Charles, a young man from Salaj produces medicinal milk

A young man from Salaj gave up his city life and began to produce medicinal milk. Viorel Ghiuru?an has currently 400 goats that feed upon the mountains and meadows where medicinal plants grow; therefore the milk is full of special ...

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Romania’s 2013 agricultural value production hit RON 78.464 billion

The highest values were recorded in the South-Muntenia development region. Romania’s economic performance has made it one of the leaders in Europe’s recovery. Its growth has exceeded expectations, with GDP rising by 3.5 percent last year. Significant contributions came from ...

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Romanian vegetable taste in African villages

Since intensive farming, with industrially-made hybrid seeds and large-scale companies and machinery have prevailed, Romania is facing the loss of traditional seeds even though these traditional seeds allow the small-scale peasants to practice farming in the most sustainable and environmentally-friendly ...

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Subscription to bio food

Community-supported agriculture, wide spread in Western countries, is gaining more and more ground in Romania, too. How is it working? Individual producers are growing vegetables or various sorts of bio food near big cities, are getting in partnership with other ...

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Agriculture energetic gold vs. solar/wind power

Romania has energy gold in agriculture about which nobody wants to discuss because the wind and solar energy projects are favored, local investors said. “The biomass plan made by the Ministry of Economy and the Dutch Environment Agency in 1990, ...

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Romania sent the National Rural Development Programme to EU Commission

In this situation, the farmers could apply for EU projects in the first months of 2015, according to minister of Agriculture, Daniel Constantin. Romania is in the first wave of countries that sent the National Rural Development Programme (PNDR) and ...

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Good signs from domestic agriculture for the second year consecutively

Agriculture came to contribute to budget more than the auto industry, which has been in the forefront for years. Romania exported in the first half of this year 2.46 million tons of wheat and corn, up by 37 percent compared ...

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