Farmer power topples EU net zero plans

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Updated February 9 2024 - 11:17am, first published 6:45am
Dutch farmers took to the streets in tractors protesting moves to scale down livestock production. Picture by Shutterstock.
Dutch farmers took to the streets in tractors protesting moves to scale down livestock production. Picture by Shutterstock.

The European Commission has announced it will scrap a controversial plan to dramatically cut agricultural emissions following prolonged farmer protests that have spread across the continent.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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