Policies & Programs

France and the French Ministry of Agriculture support the development of agro-ecology. French Agricultural Minister, Stéphane Le Foll, will be attending the International Symposium on Agro-ecology this year in Rome, where top leaders and minds in the field will gather to exchange about this important field. Agro-ecology is a budding science. As standards for quality […]

In Europe and the United States there is a need for new generations of farmers and ranchers. In order to ensure sufficient agricultural supply, which accounts for a hefty portion of European and American GDP, measures must be taken to encourage our youth to work in this ever-important economic field. France has proposed solutions to […]

French Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Le Foll joined around 160 people from the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Health on November 12th in Paris to discuss progress on the fight against antibiotic resistance in humans and animals. This, the third seminar of its kind, was organized by the French General Directorate for Food – […]

The Montbeliarde and the Normande: two local hardy breeds with a high level of protein in their milk and attractive meat properties. In comparison with the Prim’holstein, the Montbeliarde and the Normande (as well as other local hardy breeds) produce less milk, but with a higher protein and/or fat content that makes it a better […]