Macra pushes for top up

Macra na Feirme presented its proposal for a top up for young farmers for the SFP post-2013 at the European young farmers' seminar in Amsterdam this week.

According to Macra, a European young farmer association representing a million members has already adopted Macra's proposal for a specific payment in Pillar 1 targeting young farmers. CEJA will present its position paper to Commissioner Ciolos in the EU Commission in advance of the meeting of the Council of Agriculture Ministers in March.

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