FAS: France announces glyphosate ban in 2021
French Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume recently confirmed that his country would eliminate glyphosate use by 2021 with limited exceptions, the Agriculture Department’s Foreign Agricultural Service said in a post on Thursday.
Guillame also said France plans to cut pesticide, insecticide and fungicide usage in half by 2025 and praised organic and biodynamic farming, FAS said.
FNSEA, France’s biggest farm group reacted negatively, the report said.
–The Hagstrom Report
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