Fruits and Vegetables: Declining Prices after a 2016 Record

This summer, the prices of fruits and vegetables were lower than last year. They had seen a record increase in 2016 after difficult weather conditions, according to the association Rural Families. The Rural Families Association released Thursday its annual barometer of prices of fruits and vegetables . This summer prices on the labels were down 8% for fruit and 7% for …

Saint-Etienne-Du-Gue-De-Isle: Three Hectares of Stubble in Smoke

A fire broke out in a Friday night agricultural machine in Saint-Etienne-Du-Gue-De-Isle. Three hectares of straw were destroyed. Friday night, around 5pm, a fire broke out in a combine in Saint-Etienne-Du-Gue-De-Isle, near the wind farm Landes. The fire spread in a farm field. Three hectares of stubble went up in smoke. The firefighters Mills, Loudeac and Rohan were …

Milk crisis: Breeders show their Anger in the Cotes d’Armor

The price of milk has dropped significantly in recent months. While the agricultural show in full swing now in Paris, the producers of Cotes d’Armor in anger began to punch action in the Cotes d’Armor. Events are currently pending before several hypermarkets in the department. Especially in Guingamp, Dinan and Lamballe. The protests began Sunday …

Bird flu: After the Ducks in Landes, a slaughter of the Doves is Organized in the Lot-et-Garonne

EPIDEMIC: Migratory birds are spreading the H5N8 bird flu virus in farms … Thursday night, the call for turtledoves are to be slaughtered, as they are contaminated by bird flu is organized at the request of the Prefecture of Lot-et-Garonne. Checks were carried out on the bodies of migratory birds and many gave positive results …

Christiane Lambert Interim President of the FNSEA

Christiane Lambert, a farmer in Bouille-Menard (Maine-et-Loire) and Vice-President of the FNSEA, will be officially recognized, this Tuesday 21st February, as interim president of the FNSEA, after the sudden death of Xavier Beulin its president . Christiane Lambert, 55, senior vice president of the FNSEA, will be officially named interim president of the FNSEA, Tuesday …