EU executive sets ‘landmark’ target to triple organic farmland

The European Commission has proposed to increase the area of EU farmland dedicated to organic production to 25% by 2030 while cutting the use of pesticides and fertilisers across the board in a ‘farm to-fork’ strategy for sustainable food production.

by Robert Hodgson
Timmermans: target would mean more than tripling the area of organic farms from the current 8% (Source: EC - Audiovisual Service)
Timmermans: target would mean more than tripling the area of organic farms from the current 8% (Source: EC - Audiovisual Service)

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