EU-28: Commission Introduces Measures to Help EU Farmers Tackle Drought

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The prolonged and ongoing drought in Northern Europe and the Baltics is significantly affecting arable crop and animal feed production in the EU. The reduction in animal feed supplies is hitting livestock farmers’ incomes hard as their input costs will increase with a fodder shortage later in the year. In response, the European Commission has introduced measures aimed at helping EU farmers tackle the drought. 

EU-28: Commission Introduces Measures to Help EU Farmers Tackle Drought

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