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LFarmers intend to keep up stress on the federal government. After two weeks of blockades and actions throughout France, the demonstrators have up to now obtained 400 million euros in emergency assist, administrative simplifications and European concessions on fallow land, France Bleu recollects. Sunday February 18.

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But farmers are usually not but glad and are nonetheless awaiting different choices from the manager, significantly on pesticides and peasant earnings. Less than every week earlier than the opening of the Agricultural Show, the week guarantees to be essential. Farmers are “ready to take action again” if the responses are “not up to expectations, which are very high”, warned the boss of the FNSEA, Arnaud Rousseau. Actions have already taken place this week, notably on Tuesday, when unbiased milk producers arrange with just a few tractors on the Esplanade des Invalides in Paris.

Actions on the Agricultural Show?

The President of the Republic, who typically receives the unions earlier than the Agricultural Show, is because of obtain the FNSEA and the Young Farmers this Tuesday earlier than going, as in earlier years, to the Agricultural Show on Saturday. According to the franceinfo political service interviewed by France Bleu, the presidency needs to keep away from “the failed photo”, “the whistles” and even the “throwing of eggs”. Florence Gillotin, a cereal grower in Essonne and member of the Rural Coordination, however promised France Bleu that there would “inevitably be symbolic actions at the Agricultural Show”. According to her, it’s even “inevitable”.

Questioned this Sunday on France Inter, the Minister of Agriculture additionally acknowledged that “serenity” would “not necessarily” be there. “When you are a public official, you have to agree to confront quarrels, people who come to remind us of promises,” declared Marc Fesneau. The minister additionally admitted “that there are issues that are long-term, that remuneration is a subject that remains unresolved for a certain number of farmers”.


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