Around 40 per cent of the EU’s budget goes on agriculture but a growing number of farmers are struggling. At the same time food has never been so popular or topical whether it’s cooking, organic or obesity issues.
Nitrate is a compound formed from nitrogen and oxygen. Although nitrogen in many compounds is essential for life on Earth, excessive amounts of nitrates can be hazardous for plants and humans. This graphic shows how nitrogen is transformed into nitrates.
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There were several accusations that EU agricultural subsidies end up in the pockets of politicians in power in several countries in Europe. The European Commission defended itself, however, from such allegations.
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