Winegrowers Ask Environment Ministry to Lift Ban on Shooting Starlings

Bratislava, October 24 (TASR) - Large flocks of starlings, who appear to be more numerous than usual, are causing mass damage to the crops of winegrowers, who are now planning to ask the Environment...

Matecna: EU Members Have Found Compromise for Fishing in Baltic Sea

Brussels/Luxembourg, October 11 (TASR-correspondent) - Simplification of the rules of EU agricultural policies, along with food markets, relations between farmers and suppliers and quotas for fishing, were the main topics of the first day...

Soya Key Plant for Declaring Slovakia GMO-Free Country

Bratislava, September 6 (TASR) – Soya will most likely play a key role in the possibility of declaring Slovakia a GMO-free country, Association of Fodder Producers, Warehouses and Business Companies (ZVKSaOS) chief Marian Uhrik...

Matecna: Bark Beetles Decimating High Tatra Forests

High Tatras, August 30 (TASR) - Precious forests are dying out in the High Tatra Mountains due to an extreme outbreak of bark beetle related back to the November 2004 windstorm, Agriculture and Rural...

Fruit Growers: We Need State Help Before It’s Too Late

Sobrance, August 23 (TASR) - Slovak fruit growers are asking the state for financial aid before it's too late and they're unable to hire back people they've dismissed in response to the devastating late-April...

Report: Wood Reserves in Slovakia Rising Due to High Age of Forests

Bratislava, August 21 (TASR) - Overall reserves of wood, as well as wood reserves per hectare of forest land have increased in Slovakia, an Agriculture and Rural Development Ministry report for 2015 has revealed. "The...

Fico: Harvest Will Be Record One, But Price of Bread Might Not Drop

Nitra, August 18 (TASR) - Around 500 exhibitors have gathered for the 43rd annual Agrokomplex agriculture and food fair (August 18-21) at the complex of the same name in Nitra that was officially opened...