Agriculture

In April 2010, the Producer Price Level of Agricultural Products Decreased by 5.7pct

In April 2010 the producer price level of agricultural products decreased by 5.7pct compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.


Producer Price Level of Agricultural Products Decreases by 4.1pct

In March 2010, the producer price level of agricultural products decreased by 4.1pct on the corresponding period of the previous year.


Hungarian Wine among the Top 100

According to the website of the Hungarian National Tourist Office, The Royal Tokaji 5 Puttonyos Aszú 2005 Red Label is listed among the world's best 100 wines by Wine Spectator.


The Harvested Area Remained the Same in 2009

In 2009, cereals were produced on 1.7 million hectares, which remained about the same as in 2008.


Pick Szeged Orders Rise 10 Pct in Spite of Falling Consumption

Orders, both domestic and foreign, of Pick Szeged, Hungary's biggest meat company, have grown 10 pct.


HUF 500 Million Phylazonit Bacteria Fertilizer Plant Inaugurated

Agrova Bio, Phylazonit and Szuro Trade inaugurated a HUF 500 million Phylazonit bacteria fertilizer plant in Beszterec (NE Hungary) on August 25.


Hungarian Livestock and Meet Products to be Traded in the US

Hungary’s agricultural success has reached the United States when the Spanish company Monte Nevado started to trade with the local Mangalitsa pig recently.


Competition Office Investigates Food Industry Associations Because Of Codex Text

Hungary's Competition Office (GVH) on May 21 said it started an investigation of several food industry professional associations, after finding parts of an industry codex restrict competition.


Farm Associations Receive HUF 10 Billion in State Guarantees

Two big farm associations received state guarantees of HUF 5 billion, each, to ease liquidity problems in the sector, state secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Zoltan Gogos said on March 4.


Szekszardi Noveny Expects no Drop in Seed, Herbicide Sales

Szekszardi Noveny, a company which sells seeds, herbicides and pesticides, does not expect its seed and herbicide sales to drop in 2009, though fertilizers sales might decline slightly during the year.


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