Category: AGRICULTURE

Croatia among EU countries with highest increases in agricultural output

ZAGREB, Nov 15 (Croatia Sun News) – Croatia, along with Slovenia and Romania, recorded the highest increase in agricultural output in the European Union last year owing to a two-digit rise in crop output, according to data from the EU statistical office, Eurostat.

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Whitefish farming in Croatia shows rapid growth

ZAGREB, Nov 9 (Croatia Sun News) – Whitefish breeding in Croatia has increased by 80% in the past five years, primarily sea bream, sea bass, and bluefin tuna, president of the fisheries guild at the Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts, Robert Momic said in Dubrovnik on Friday.

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€6.7 m regional fruit & vegetable distribution centre to be built in Osijek

ZAGREB, Nov 4 (Croatia Sun News) – Osijek-Baranja County head Ivan Anusic on Tuesday presented project documentation for a HRK 50 million regional fruit and vegetable distribution centre, to be built in the Osijek suburb of Nemetin, with the help of money from EU funds.

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Lipik farm to propose inclusion of Lipizzan horses on UNESCO protected heritage list

ZAGREB, Oct 12 (Croatia Sun News) – The 12th anniversary since the return of 68 Lipizzan horses, who were seized and taken to Serbia at the start of the war in 1991, was marked at the Lipik horse farm in eastern Croatia, and a proposal was put forward that the Lipizzan horses be protected as the intangible cultural heritage of humanity.

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Naturavita project: 98% of planned area cleared of land mines in Osijek-Baranja County

ZAGREB, Oct 2 (Croatia Sun News) – Ninety-eight percent of 25 square kilometres of land in Osijek-Baranja County in eastern Croatia has been cleared of land mines left over from the 1991-1995 war as part of the HRK 376.8 million (€51 million) Naturavita project.

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