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 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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Christiane Lambert is to officially announced as the interim president of the FNSEA

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 […]

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Death of Xavier Beulin, President of the FNSEA, aged 58 years old

Death of Xavier Beulin, President of the FNSEA

A few days before the opening of the Salon de l’Agriculture, the National Federation of Farmers’ Unions (FNSEA) announced on Sunday the death of its President Xavier Beulin. He died of a heart attack at the age of 58. In a statement, the FNSEA, the main French farmers’ union, has expressed the “sudden death” of […]

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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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French Milk Producers want an increase in the Milk Price

Milk Crisis: The breeders Add Pressure, Lactalis Calls for Calm

At the call of the FNSEA, hundreds of milk producers from Brittany, Normandy and Loire Valley converge on Monday to Laval and to the seat of Lactalis (Bridel, President, Lactel, Celia). They mean by this blockade for a revaluation to 340 € per 1,000 litres milk … Monday night, in Laval, several hundred farmers will […]

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Farmers in Nort-sur-Erdre invaded supermarkets to place stickers on milk and meat products

Nort-sur-Erdre: Farmers in Action in Supermarkets

Thursday, farmers, led by farmers’ union FNSEA, have placed “stickers” on dairy and meat products in two stores, to denounce them “too cheap.” Thirty farmers visited Thursday morning, the two supermarkets in the town of Nort-sur-Erdre (Loire-Atlantique). Mickaël Trichet, general secretary of the FNSEA 44 (National Federation of Farmers ‘Unions), explained that it was an […]

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