Agriculture Minister Anton Refalo argued that there was the need for a change in mentality in the way people purchased produce, lamenting that many overlooked the fresh produce of local farmers because it was not packaged as attractively as its supermarket counterparts.
A group of Magħtab farmers presented the government with a list of sites which, they argue, could host the planned waste treatment facilities at Magħtab whilst preventing the loss of agricultural land.
The Commission expects the EU to go into a deep recession this year because of the coronavirus outbreak, which has slowed economic activity to a crawl across the 27 members states.
Malta Dairy Products Ltd, part of the KPH Group Ltd., together with Għaqda Bdiewa Attivi and the Pig Breeders’ Cooperative Society Ltd are working towards the same goal; to ensure that food production in Malta carries on despite the current global uncertainty due to Covid19.
The latest available figures, tabled in Parliament by Employment Minister Owen Bonnici, show that there are 350 full-time farmers and fishermen living in Gozo. This represents just over 1% of the island’s population, estimated to be 33,388 at the start of 2019.
All plant products using chlorpyrifos as an active substance are being withdrawn from the market with immediate effect.This was announced by the Parliamentary Secretariat...
Over 1,000 farmers will benefit from improved rural road access across Gozo, Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Rights, Clint Camilleri, has said.On...
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