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Agriculture and rural development


An overview of information relating to organic farming, geographical indications and quality schemes, animal and plant products, and more.

Animal products

The EU legislates to regulate the production, export and import of various animal products in European countries.

Farm advisory system

The farm advisory system keeps farmers informed about rules governing good agricultural practice that must be adhered to by all farmers in the EU.

Organic farming

Policy, rules, organic certifications, support and criteria for organic farming.


Quality certifications for agricultural and other food products, registers, protection and control.

Young farmers

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The organic logo

The organic logo gives a coherent visual identity to organic products produced in the EU.

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Research and innovation

Research and innovation creates new knowledge and technologies for agriculture and forestry.

Market observatories

Market observatories were established to cope better with market volatility and read market signals.