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DIRECT. Anger of farmers: the A62 remains blocked, Marc Fesneau expected in Finistère

2024-02-22T06:51:30.382Z

Highlights: The A62 remains blocked between Agen and Montauban. Winegrowers are also mobilized in Gironde. Minister of Agriculture Marc Fesneau is expected in Finistère. The Agricultural Show opens this Saturday in Paris. It will be the first major event since the Ciaran and Domingos storms in March. The government has announced new measures to compensate farmers for the damage caused by the storms. The A62 motorway remains blocked this Thursday morning, as it has since Tuesday evening.


As the Agricultural Show approaches and the day after new government announcements, farmers are maintaining pressure on


The essential

  • As for two days, the A62 remains blocked by angry farmers between Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) and Montauban (Tarn-et-Garonne).

  • Winegrowers are also mobilized in Gironde.

  • The Minister of Agriculture Marc Fesneau is expected in the morning on a farm in Finistère

  • These movements continue as the Agricultural Show opens this Saturday in Paris. 

07:43

The A62 motorway still blocked

The A62 linking Bordeaux (Gironde) to Toulouse (Haute-Garonne) remains blocked this Thursday morning between Agen (Lot-et-Garonne) and Montauban (Tarn-et-Garonne), as it has since Tuesday evening.

“If we are here, it is because we have not been heard,” a mobilized farmer explained to AFP this Wednesday. 

    07:40

    Marc Fesneau in Finistère

    The Minister of Agriculture Marc Fesneau is visiting a pig and dairy farm in Finistère this Thursday.

    He will discuss the compensation linked to the Ciaran and Domingos storms and the measures announced by the government since the start of the farmers' movement.

      07:35

      Winegrowers mobilized in Gironde

      The winegrowers of the Viti 33 collective are leading a double action in South-Gironde, report Sud Ouest and France Bleu Gironde.

      They are demanding a better selling price for their barrels of wine. 

        07:30

        Hello and welcome

        We will follow together, in this live broadcast, the movement linked to the anger of farmers and its consequences, two days before the opening of the Agricultural Show.

          Source: leparis

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