Land is under increasing pressure from human activities and climate change is adding pressure, according to a Giec report.

Global Warming: Land Use Needs to be Rethought, Warns UN Experts

Humans have degraded a quarter of the Earth’s land surface and climate change is exacerbating this pressure, according to a report released on Thursday 8th August 2019. To properly feed the billions of Terrans or fight against climate change and global warming? To avoid one day facing this dilemma, it is essential to rethink land use and our […]

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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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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According to an unpublished study, published by Générations future Tuesday 16th April, 2019, pesticides suspected of being endocrine disruptors are present in waterways. Tuesday, April 16, 2019, an unpublished study on the presence of pesticides , suspected of being endocrine disruptors , in French rivers, was published by the association Generations futures.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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French Army mobilised to kill boars on Belgian Border affected with swine fever

Swine Fever: The French Army Mobilised to Kill 500 Wild Boars at the Belgian Border

The French army will help kill some 500 wild boars at risk of being infected by African swine fever, said Friday the Minister of Agriculture Didier Guillaume on the move in the Belgian Ardennes, where 200 to 300 wild boars were infected. The outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), detected on January 9 on two wild boars […]

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Ireland wouls seek help from EU in the case of Brexit without an agreement

Ireland Will Seek EU Help in Case of Brexit Without Agreement

Ireland will ask several million euros of special aid in Brussels if Britain leaves the European Union without a Brexit agreement, declared January 3 the Irish Minister of Agriculture. “This is about hundreds of millions,” said Michael Creed Irish Irish Daily. “Between the cattle and fisheries industries, we are talking about monumental sums,” ” he added. Emergency aid to […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron (C) and Minister of Agriculture Stephane Travert (G) visit a farm in Aurieres on January 25, 2018.

The Agricultural Show Opens its Doors, Farming in France at the Dawn of its Revolution

The agricultural show opens its doors Saturday, February 24. Emmanuel Macron will visit the largest farm in France, in a context of tension with farmers. Summoned to reinvent an agricultural model pointed out by the executive, the farming community, weakened by several successive crises, has an appointment with its future, Saturday 24th February during the inauguration of […]

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Milk crisis continues with the producers out in protest in Cotes d'Armor

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 […]

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Sales of pesticides in France fell for the first time since 2008

Pesticides in France: Sales Fell for the First Time Since 2008

Sales of pesticides in France to farmers fell by 2.7% in France between 2014 and 2015, the first decline since the launch of a government plan in 2008 to reduce the use of pesticides. This “reverse curve” is “a point that we want to continue and strengthen,” said Stephane Le Foll at a press conference. The […]

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The Mayenne is concerned about the prospect of the contamination from Bird flu

Mayenne: Feared Contamination from Bird Flu

Since the recent discovery of the H5N8 virus carriers wild ducks in the Channel, the commotion combat redoubles in Mayenne department briefing. “All birds, including backyard individuals, must be kept indoors” remind the veterinary services of the DDCSPP 53! What is the problem? Following the discovery of several outbreaks of avian influenza (H5N8) highly pathogenic […]

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22 cows die after an overdose of cereals after escaping from their enclosure

Loire Atlantique: 22 Cows Die from an Overdose of Cereals

Blow to a farmer in Couëron, Loire-Atlantique. His forty-six cows escaped from their enclosure, were force-fed grain. Twenty-two have died. Helpless, helpless, Anthony Vaillant has seen them fall, one after the other. Between Sunday, September 18 and Wednesday 21, the organic dairy farmer, installed in Couëron, in the Loire Atlantique region, lost twenty-two cows from […]

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