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Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 16 ISSUE 1
Written by Mircea Adrian GRIGORAS

Agriculture is an important sector in Romania's economy. Crop production brings the highest contribution to agricultural production value, being followed by animal production. Cereal cropping is very important in Romania, and wheat and maize are the top cereal crops. Also sunflower seeds production is very good positioning Romania in the top in the EU. Vegetable and mainly fruit sectors registered an important decrease of production. Meat production declined in case of beef and pork, but it recorded a slight increase for mutton and goat meat. Poultry meat recorded a continuous development because of the high efficiency in broilers fattening and lower consumer price compared to beef and pork. Milk production declined due to the reduction of cattle livestock and the small yield/cow. In order to balance demand/offer ration, in the domestic market there many products coming from import, which deeply affect Romanian producers. The financial support offered by the EU for the Horizon 2014-2020 must be used in order to increase agricultural production. Farmers to join their capital and develop their business in associative forms which could help them to obtain farm inputs at cheaper costs, lower production costs, and to sell better their products in the market.

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