|29th IBIMA Conference
3 - 4 May 2017
Agriculture in the European Union and Romania
Iulia Gradinaru (Cristea), Dorina Mocuta,
I would start wondering what one would respond to a simple question: “What agriculture means? “Is it just THAT countryside job? Is it working in a farm feeding animals? Is it sowing corn for home use? Well, agriculture is a huge industry that involves rural areas and its communities, natural resources and not least, human resources. The purpose of the paper is point out some generalities about agriculture in EU, CAP (common agricultural policy) and agriculture in Romania, in terms of arable land, crop surface structure and trends that can be applied in a commercial activity. CAP has evolved over the years to meet changing economic circumstances and requirements citizens. The vast majority of citizens support common agricultural policy and recognize the benefits it brings substantial.