CEMA President: CAP Reform Should Encourage Farmers To Invest In Digital Technology
European CAP reform should include measures to help farmers invest in digital technology and equipment, according to the President of the European Agriculture Machinery Association (CEMA) Richard Markwell, reports Conor Finnerty on AgriLand.ie.
In his role as President of CEMA, Markwell is encouraging CAP reform to focus on innovation and incentives to help farmers invest in digital technology and equipment.
Markwell has recently been re-elected to a second two-year term of office at CEMA and was invited to present the Association’s latest policy paper at the recent annual Congress of European Farmers in Athens.
The CEMA President told Congress delegates that the next round of CAP reform and similar EU finance schemes should favour investment in precision farming and connected tools or services.