Camel milk produced in the North of France

Meet the Man who Whispers in the Ears of Camels

AGRICULTURE: As improbable as it may seem, it is in the North that the only French farm to produce camel milk is located. A rare and expensive product with impressive nutritional properties In Feignies, in the North, an animal enthusiast raises camels and dromedaries. On his farm, called La Camélerie, he is the only one in France […]

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The first case of bird flu detected in France

Bird Flu: A First Case Detected in France

A farm of about 200 to 300 hens was then slaughtered after being detected of having Bird Flu, the first case in France It is the first in France. A case of bird flu was detected in Haute-Corse, causing the activation of protective measures throughout the metropolitan territory to limit the spread of this virus, harmless to humans […]

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Organic farming: Europe wants to authorize pesticides and reduce quality controls in the sector

Organic Farming: Europe Wants to Authorise Pesticides and Reduce Quality Controls in the Sector

HEALTH: The European Agricultural Council plans to soften the standards and even authorise, in certain cases, the presence of pesticides in the productions resulting from organic farming There is growing concern among producers, processors and distributors in the organic sector in France. The European Agricultural Council, which takes place this Monday in Brussels (Belgium), is examining a project to […]

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The government has announced new financial aid for confined farmers

Covid-19: Government Announces New Financial Aid For Farmers

This allowance, up to 112 euros per day, can be paid to those forced to stay at home, to babysit, or to have contracted the coronavirus. Up to 112 euros per day: this is what farmers affected by the Covid-19 will now be able to touch. The ministries of Agriculture, Health and Action and Public Accounts announced Wednesday 29th April […]

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Bad weather in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: "tens of millions of euros of damage"

Bad Weather in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes: “Tens of Millions of Euros of Damage”

The thunderstorms of Saturday 15th June 2019, have destroyed many crops in the Drôme, Isère, Ardèche and Savoie (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes), say alarmed agricultural unions. The bad weather that struck Saturday 15th June 2019 the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region caused “tens of millions of euros of damage” in many farms, said Michel Joux, president of the FRSEA, the regional branch of the FNSEA, the country’s […]

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French organic agriculture had a record year in 2018

French Organic Agriculture had a Record Year in 2018

Organic agricultural production recorded a record year in France in 2018, especially in cereals. 10% of farmers are now working in organic farming in the country. Organic agricultural production registered a “record year” in France in 2018, especially in cereals, with a rise to 7.5% of the organic agricultural area, while 10% of farmers are now working […]

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A study says that the rivers in France are overflowing with pesticides

Our Rivers are Overflowing with Pesticides, Suspected of Being Endocrine Disruptors

According to an unpublished study, published by Générations future Tuesday 16th April, 2019, pesticides suspected of being endocrine disruptors are present in waterways. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, an unpublished study on the presence of pesticides , suspected of being endocrine disruptors , in French rivers, was published by the association Generations futures. This  new report  complements previous environmental association studies of the presence of […]

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Agriculterus block of Tourcoing (Nord) this Monday, November 27, 2017

Tourcoing Blocked by Tractors

Twenty tractors blocked downtown Tourcoing (Hauts-de-France) this Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Farmers protest … Farmers demonstration this Monday, November 27, 2017 in Tourcoing (Hauts-de-France). Since the beginning of the afternoon, twenty tractors protest against the questioning of a promised reduction of some social contributions for farmers. Twenty tractors are positioned blocking traffic. The town of Tourcoing is symbolic because […]

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This summer, the prices of fruits and vegetables were lower than last year.

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 […]

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