Europe faces eco-feed shortage
As a result of the poor weather
conditions, fewer raw materials have been harvested in Europe. At the same time,
the growing ecological pig and poultry farms demand an increasing amount of
ecological feeding stuffs. An impending shortage of ecological animal feed is
Biologica, the Dutch association
for ecological production and the department of ecological farming at Wageningen
University are currently investigating the facts entailing this shortage. This
has to lead to an advice to the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture that has to
discuss it further with the EU officials in Brussels.
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