EU excludes farmworkers from coronavirus travel restrictions

TheEuropean Comissionpublished guidelines on non-essential travel restrictions to the EU on Monday in the context of theCovid-19 pandemicand explained that theagricultural seasonal workersfrom countries outside the bloc, as well as health professionals and border workers. The EU agreed two weeks ago to close its external borders except for essential travel and Brussels has detailed in […]

Lower Austria farmers’ union in Austria-wide protest with 800 farmers in front of the Spar headquarters in St. Pölten

Strasser and Nemecek: Our hard work has its price St.Pölten (OTS) – The Austrian Farmers ‘Association has organized protests together with the country’s farmers’ organizations. Today around 3300 farmers in several federal states blocked the central warehouse of SPAR Austria because the price negotiations failed to accommodate them and the retail giant behaved “like a […]