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Agriculture: the reasons for the decline of France


ANALYSIS - For twenty years, the various majorities have over-transposed European regulations on the environment and animal welfare in France. A policy that has weakened the power of our agricultural model.

“France, do you still want your peasants?”.

Barely closed the doors of the Agricultural Show, which attracted 600,000 visitors, this plea resurfaced in French farms.

And especially in beet farms in the north of France.

The cause of this cry from the heart: the shock imposed in mid-January by the Court of Justice of the European Union, which prevents derogation from the ban on the use of neonicotinoid insecticides (NNI)


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Admittedly, this veto is not specific to France.

But the decision places the planters of a historic crop in France in a more complex situation than their community counterparts, the latter having alternatives prohibited within our borders.

This desire to be at the forefront of ecological transition is what makes France special, to the point that its farmers are among the most virtuous in the world.

But she has not failed to play tricks on them for twenty years.

Until threatening many sectors.

Animal wellbeing…

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Source: lefigaro

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