The president of the first agricultural union, Christiane Lambert, renewed her appeal to the unemployed French.
Agriculture is recruiting, 70,000 positions are to be filled, including 10,000 on permanent contracts
", affirms the union representative on BFM Business.
The latter affirms that "
more and more young people are interested in agriculture
She encourages them to come and work in the fields.
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During confinement, deprived of their usual seasonal workers, the farmers hired French people who were no longer active.
Last spring, the Ministry of Agriculture had indeed encouraged the arms unoccupied by partial unemployment to come and lend a hand to farmers deprived of their
" because of the health crisis.
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Arms for your plate
", this opportunity to occupy oneself, and to supplement a truncated salary, seemed to be open to all.
But it was forgetting the constraints of the profession.
The producers did not want to employ inexperienced people, or else these employees quickly became discouraged.
Result, only 15,000 missions were contracted while 300,000 applications had been submitted.