The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Bauer influencers blog for agricultural corporations

2021-02-26T17:05:04.349Z

They advertise “cool” pesticide spraying machines or drum up against the Insect Protection Act: bloggers like “Bauer Willi” openly lobby - but not for the farmers.



Kremer-Schillings alias »Bauer Willi«: How independent are the bloggers?

Photo: 

Silvia Reimann

Jutta Zeisset, 40, shirt-sleeved, down-to-earth, is a trained gardener, café owner, CDU member and above all blogger.

"I love agriculture" is the name of her channel, and she really lets it rip.

Sometimes she praises the "cool" pesticide spraying machine of a manufacturer during a tour of the fair.

Then she chats with the head of crop protection at Bayer via video.

And in between, she still finds time to hammer in Chancellery Minister Helge Braun (CDU) by letter to "NOT agree" to the planned insect protection law.

The new law provides for a ban on pesticides harmful to bees in protected areas.

Environmental protection associations have been calling for this for years.

The farmers' association and its president Joachim Rukwied have been against it for years.

The regulation is destroying parts of our culture, he claims.

Viticulture will soon be "completely history" without pesticides.

Rukwied's association is powerful, but it was already more influential.

Public opinion has turned against big farmers like him, against the agricultural industry and pesticide manufacturers anyway.

Read more with Spiegel Plus

More perspectives, more understanding.

Your advantages with SPIEGEL +

  • Icon: Check

    DER SPIEGEL as a magazine

    as an app, e-paper and on the e-reader

  • Icon: Check

    All articles on SPIEGEL.de

    Exclusive texts for SPIEGEL + readers

  • Icon: Check

    Try one month for free

    Cancel anytime online

    A price

    only € 19.99 per month

One month for € 0.00

Try now for 0.00 € Buy nowArrow to the right

Already have a digital subscription? Register here

Restore iTunes subscription

SPIEGEL + is processed via your iTunes account and paid for with a purchase confirmation.

24 hours before it expires, the subscription is automatically renewed by one month at the current price of € 19.99.

You can cancel the subscription at any time in the settings of your iTunes account.

To use SPIEGEL + outside of this app, you must link the subscription to a SPIEGEL ID account immediately after purchase.

With the purchase you accept our general terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Source: spiegel

All business articles on 2021-02-26

You may like

Trends 24h

Latest

© Communities 2019 - Privacy