EU Will Compensate Greek Peach Farmers

The European Union announced on Monday, August 18, its plans to reimburse European farmers hit by the Russian embargo. Even though the list includes...

Greek MPs Opposed to New Milk Deal

Two Greek MPs and a Deputy Minister have already expressed their disagreement on the upcoming deal on milk, which is being put through by...

Farmers Throughout Greece Mobilize Over Pension Reforms; Clashes in Komotini

Farmers protesting against planned pension system reforms on Wednesday carried out a brief half-hour blockade of the customs office in Promahonas, at the border...

Greek Farmers to Launch Protests on November 1

Greek farmers have decided to launch mobilizations on November 1, with their participation in a protest rally called by the PAME labor union in downtown Athens'...

Water Buffalo Farming a Gold Mine for Greece

Greece highly benefits from water buffalo farming, as the industry is gaining more and more ground, while products such as milk, yogurt or meat...

Greek Farmers Ambivalent About Continuing Roadblocks After Meeting With Tsipras

It is up to the coordinating committees to decide if they want to continue roadblocks, said Vangelis Boutas, the coordinator of the Nikaia farmer...

Tons of Fresh Fruit Destroyed due to Russian Embargo

Dozens of refrigerated trucks, filled with thousands of tons of unsold peaches and nectarines produced in Greece, have started making their way back to...

Athens Seeks Geographical Protection for Greek Yogurt From EU

The Greek Ministry of Agriculture is hoping to persuade the European Union to introduce rules which forbid "Greek yogurt" being produced anywhere but in...

Greek Farmers to Carry on Protests, Roadblocks

Despite government decisions for the farmers, the unions who gathered in Nikaia, Larissa, Central Greece on Saturday to consider further protest action at the...

Leaving the City of Crisis for the Village of Figs: Marinos’ Story

Marinos Tousert is another young graduate who left Athens in the midst of the economic crisis and relocated to his village in order to get...

Extreme Weather: Destructive Tornado Blows Through Xanthi [pics]

A tornado whizzed through Xanthi, a city in Thrace, northeast Greece, spreading panic and destruction in its path early on Tuesday. The extreme weather...

Over 800,000 Farmers Asked to Return Funds Received in 2009

Over 800,000 farmers will have to return funds they received five years ago as they have been described as non compliant with European Union...

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