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Lithuania turns to EC for compensation to farmers

After declaring nationwide emergency situation over heavy rains, the Lithuanian government on Thursday turned to the European Commission (EC) with a request to compensate damages incurred by farmers due to heavy rains. […]

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Farmers’ losses can’t be covered using govt’s reserve – PM

The Lithuanian government does not have enough money in its reserve to cover farmers’ losses due to heavy rainfall, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Friday. […]

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African swine fever descends upon entire Jonava region

Six commercial farms have been included in a 10km surveillance zone after the State Food and Veterinary Service diagnosed African swine fever in a pig farm situated in Jonava in Žeimiai village. In addition to […]


Potato plague detected in Lithuania

The first areas where potato plague has been registered are Zarasai, Kaunas, Joniškis and Pasvalys regions, Lithuanian Agricultural Advisory Services said. There are 23 types of fungicides that can eliminate potato plague registered in Lithuania.


Lithuanian dairy farmers ‘deserve bigger share of EU support’ – minister

Lithuania would like to get a bigger percentage of the European Union‘s support for dairy farmers than its share in total milk production, according to the country’s agriculture minister. Virginija Baltraitienė said on Thursday that […]