Green news - February 2019

An update on environmental events and occurrences in France

Aid for drought farmers

Livestock farmers in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, badly affected by the summer 2018 drought, are to receive state funding up to €2,000 per farm in order to pay for cattle feed.

The local authority, headed by Laurent Wauquiez (Les Républicains) estimated that between 12,000 and 16,000 farmers in the area are affected, with grass feed harvests down by 30 to 50%, especially in the Ain, Allier and Cantal departments.

On average, by November the ...

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