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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

EU: Farmers Hobbled

BRUSSELS () -- In a report issued Tuesday, the EU said Eastern Europe's farming sector is recovering only slowly after the initial shock of the fall of communism in the late 1980s.

While agriculture in 10 eastern nations in line for European Union membership has a "significant production potential," it is also hobbled by a lack of cash, outdated farming techniques and overall inefficiency.