Crop productions & plant-based products
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.
Geographical indications & quality schemes
Only 11% of farm holdings in the EU are run by people under the age of 40, and persuading young people to get into farming is a challenge.
Faced with an ageing farming population, the EU is stepping up its efforts to encourage young people into farming.
Becoming an organic farmer
Information on certification and conversion for aspiring organic farmers.
The organic logo
The organic logo gives a coherent visual identity to organic products produced in the EU.
Geographical indications and quality schemes explained
The EU protects the names of specific products to promote their unique characteristics, which separate them from others.
Research and innovation
Research and innovation creates new knowledge and technologies for agriculture and forestry.
Trends and forecasts in EU agri-food markets.
Market observatories were established to cope better with market volatility and read market signals.
The Food for Europe podcast is a European podcast series about the food we eat and the farmers who produce it, featuring interviews with key players in EU agricultural policy.