03 Jun 2020
3,000 participants are expected to attend the 53rd edition of the Bourse Européenne des Grains (European Commodities Exchange). which is to be held in Paris on 10 and 11 October. For the first time the event will be held over two days. It is organised each year in a major…
The “revolutionary idea” of agro-ecology according to France’s minister for agriculture - The message behind the agro-ecological plan presented by Stéphane Le Foll and Marion Guillou on 12 June is that agriculture and competitiveness can go hand in hand. They describe their project as a “revolution”. Marion Guillou, a former president…
Tilly-Sabco gears up for life after - On Thursday 6 June, Tilly-Sabco, the Brittany-based poultry company, called for a “negotiated way out” of the export refunds granted to the poultry sector that could build up a long-term, traditional French export business in the Middle East. The company’s chief executive, Daniel…
France’s LMA delayed until January 2014 - The law on the modernisation of agriculture (LMA) in France has been pushed back once again. The debate was to have taken place in June 2013, then in September and finally in December. However, the law will now go before parliament in January…
Contractual adjustments - Groupama has decided to extend until 10 or 15 June, depending on the type of crop, planting dates for maize, sorghum and sunflower crops that could not be sown due to particularly adverse weather conditions. Specifically, the date was extended to 1 June for sunflowers, for eligibility…
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