German farmers: ‘Overregulation is the last thing we need’
27 November 2019 | 7:19 am
Farmers from across Germany have descended on Berlin to take part in a mass protest against the government's agricultural reform package that foresees a reduction in the use of fertilizers, pesticides and insecticides.
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The biggest increase is among men, but women are still very much in the majority in this sector. They have though seen their number of working hours go up.
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