Intensive work done by the European farmers and some MEPs to reverse the most extreme and detrimental provisions contained in this proposal were met with ideological stubbornness from the proposal’s supporters, resulting in its ultimate rejection.
Sugar beet growers urge MEPs to adopt the
line defined by the European Parliament’s AGRI Committee and reject the one
defined by the ENVI Committee.
European sugar beet growers worry about the availability of tools to allow efficient crop protection and improve sustainability
A new, adapted regulatory framework is necessary to allow this innovation to help meet some of the challenges of this century for the benefit of European citizens
The message sent by the European Parliament’s AGRI Committee on the Sustainable Use Regulation is a step in the right direction that the ENVI Committee should strongly consider
See how the beet sugar sector is working hard to develop sustainable alternatives to respond to the ban of some key plant protection products.
Such alternatives will most likely have to consist of a combination of techniques and approaches. To develop and successfully implement these will require time, several years and considerable financial investment.
EU Farm to Fork & EU Biodiversity Strategies