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Czech prime minister labels protesting farmers ‘supporters of Moscow’

Hundreds of tractors have blocked downtown Prague as part of demonstrations against EU agriculture policies. Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala has claimed farmers protesting against...

Indian farmers using kites against police drones in anti-government protest

New Delhi has sealed state borders to prevent crowds from entering the capital as tension rises. Farmers in India, who have been protesting on the...

‘Woolshed roadshows’ to discuss ‘grassroots solutions’ with sheep farmers

The Government celebrates National Lamb Day (15 February 24) and congratulates sheep farmers on the high-quality products they continue to produce. Agriculture Minister McClay hosted...

COVID Inquiry ’empty political theatre’ – Liz Gunn

There is now a substantial body of evidence, including data from Barry Young and documents from Pfizer, proving the vaccines are harmful, causing deaths...

EU farmers rise against the Climate Cult

Many major arteries connecting Europe have been obstructed or brought to a standstill in recent days by a wave of protests by farmers against...

Farmers bring Poland to a standstill

Demonstrations have been staged across the country, demanding an end to the flow of cheap Ukrainian produce. Traffic in cities and town across Poland was...

Spanish farmers join protests over EU regulations

The agricultural producers joined farmers in several EU states in protest over restrictive red tape. Spanish farmers blocked several major highways nationwide on Tuesday in...

Von der Leyen celebrates ‘a great day for Europe’ as farmers trash Brussels

The unelected European Commission head made her priorities crystal clear by praising another cash dump on Ukraine. “Agreement! The European Council delivered on our priorities....

Polish farmers announce Ukrainian border blockade

Brussels’ position on cheap imports is unacceptable, the Solidarity trade union declared. Polish farmers will block border crossings with Ukraine during a general strike planned...

Farmer protest rages outside European Parliament in Brussels

Thousands of farmers descended on Brussels, where they burned manure and pelted the legislature with eggs. A crowd of furious farmers picketed the EU Parliament...

French farmers blockade Paris as anti-govt protest intensifies

Thousands of farmers in France are intensifying their protests against the government, ignoring police warnings and blocking major roads with convoys of tractors. The protests,...

EU commission chief hopes for ‘consensus’ with protesting farmers

The European Union must overcome the “polarization” stemming from agricultural disputes, Ursula von der Leyen has said. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has...

French fury: Farmers sowing seeds of revolution against elites in Paris

Brussels’ diktat on climate change and support for Ukraine is seen as more important than the people who actually feed the country. The French government...

Graduate vets get financial boost to work in rural communities

The Voluntary Bonding Scheme (VBS) for Veterinarians continues to deliver more vets to work across rural New Zealand, Agriculture Minister Todd McClay says. “Thirty-three graduate...

Farmers block highways in France

The action by French agricultural workers follows similar protests in Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and Romania. Farmers blocked roads with tractors and trucks in several...

Watch: Thousands of tractors flood Berlin’s streets in massive farmer protest

More than 6,000 vehicles participated in a major rally in the German capital, police said. Thousands of tractors clogged the streets of Berlin on Monday...

Zuckerberg beefs up

The billionaire has announced his decision to become a rancher, only to immediately face backlash from animal and climate activists. Meta founder, Chairman and CEO,...

Watch: German farmers block roads nationwide

Protesters have rallied against austerity measures that Berlin introduced last month. Farmers all over Germany are rallying for a week of protests against government austerity...

Huge anti-government protest in Germany, farmers and truckers block major roads

German farmers begin nationwide protests on Monday against proposed subsidy cuts, causing significant disruptions. Thousands of German farmers blocked major roads with tractors in nearly...

Farmers target German vice chancellor in subsidies protest

Budget cutbacks to the EU state’s agricultural sector have sparked fury. A group of German farmers angered by cost-saving plans impacting the country's agricultural sector...

Germany uses the weapon of climate change against its own people

Berlin has turned farmers into cash cows in the name of keeping green dreams alive. German farmers rolled into Berlin on their tractors last week...

‘Rural bankers breaking all the wrong records’ – Fed Farmers

Farmers are feeling excessive and undue pressure from their banks, according to Federated Farmers’ latest Banking Survey. Conducted in mid-November, the survey also shows farmer...

Watch: Farmers block Berlin streets

Protesters fear the German government’s austerity measures will force farms to shut down. Farmers from across Germany descended on Berlin in tractors on Monday, protesting...

More work needed on freshwater rules – Fed Farmers

Changes to freshwater rules are a step in the right direction but more work needs to be done if the new Government are serious...

South Korean dog farmers threaten to release 2 million hounds

Owners of canines raised for meat have reportedly threatened to release the animals if the government bans consumption. South Korean dog meat farmers have threatened...

Cocoa prices near 50-year highs

Global shortages and high demand for chocolate have sent futures soaring. Prices for cocoa soared to their highest level in nearly half a century this...

New Government will restore farmer confidence – Fed Farmers

The new Government have set out a clear and credible plan to get farming back on track and restore farmer confidence, says Federated Farmers...

EU to extend authorisation for controversial herbicide glyphosate

Brussels will extend glyphosate approval for ten years despite member states failing to reach a qualified majority on the matter. The controversial herbicide glyphosate, considered...

‘Greenpeace are anti-farmer and anti-science’ – Fed Farmers

Greenpeace have shown they are nothing but an anti-farming lobby group by criticising Fonterra’s new on-farm emissions targets, says Federated Farmers President Wayne Langford. "Yesterday...

China’s farming push is about war

Beijing wants to produce enough food to satisfy its massive demand, to withstand a potential blockade by the US. In a bid to secure a...

Fed Farmers say Government’s emission pricing plan is ‘tone-deaf’

Federated Farmers are standing up and saying ‘no’ to the Government’s emission pricing plan, Federated Farmers President Wayne Langford says. “The announcement made afternoon...

The future of traditional farming and healthcare in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has been chosen as a pilot area in the EU to be climate neutral with a transition in protein food and a...

Olive oil prices hit 26-year high – data

A severe drought in Spain has been blamed for the soaring costs. Olive oil prices have surged to record levels due to a prolonged drought...

Inflation has eased for now, but the battle is far from over – Fed Farmers

The annual inflation rate of 6.7% for the March 2023 quarter was lower than most expectations. However, the fall was due to the easing of...

National MP Tim van de Molen confirms death of sister in quad bike accident

The MP for Waikato made a statement today via his Facebook page. His sister Katrina Houghton died in the accident on a Waikato farm near...

Fed Farmers’ concerns ‘remain unresolved’ following Three Waters rebrand

Federated Farmers President Andrew Hoggard told members the government's announcement this week appeared to be a 'superficial reset' rather than a real reset. 'Yes, they’ve...

Why are the chickens so sick?

As the nation suffers through yet another High Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) outbreak, questioning the orthodox narrative is more important than ever. At a time...

Dutch farmers score big election victory in provincial elections

The result shows widespread disapproval of the government's radical 'climate change' policies. The Dutch Farmers and Citizens Movement (BBB) has scored a major election shock...

Jaspreet Boparai: ‘Freedom is not free’

Kiwi activist, scholar, mum, farmer and, most recently, councillor for Southland, Jaspreet Boparai has lived with her young family in New Zealand for 14...

Exotic carbon credit pine forests destroy the NZ way of life including access to fishing, hunting and tramping

The Labour government and its former coalition partners NZ First and the Greens made some shocking but little known changes in 2018. As a result...

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