Farmers’ call to make agriculture ‘viable’


With agriculture on war footing, the government has announced a one-off payment for 139,756 farmers around Spain amounting to €269 million.

However, the funding has not quelled the rebellious mood of the sector.

They want action taken at a European, national and regional level to fight challenges such as drought, climate change and unfair competition from other parts of the world.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News

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