After a very hot summer for the agricultural world in French, marked by three heat waves, water restrictions in the 87 departments and tens of thousands of farms affected, the trade fair for livestock, Rennes, grand rendez-vous farm for the season, opens on Tuesday for four days, under the auspices of the rather calm. And this in particular because of the improvement experienced by the sectors of dairy and swine after years of crisis. Dairy farmers have in fact exceeded the turbulent post-implementation of production quotas, while those for pork have for a few months, the effects of the outbreak of swine fever in China, which has decimated the farms and doped courses.
However, the sectors beef and poultry remain sluggish. With a kilo of beef sold around 3.50 euros, and the cattle farmers do not cover their production costs. The decrease in the number of farms beef continues. Especially, the industry is worth ...Updated Date: 09 September 2019, 00:00