Worried about swine fever, German farmers are calling for a mass cull of wild boars. The wild boars carry the deadly virus that's already broken out in Poland. Farmers say millions of domestic pigs are at risk.
American-German businessman Martin Richenhagen is far from happy about the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies. "We are surprised on a daily basis by strange initiatives," he told DW.
Berlin is set to drop rules regulating the time of the year when hunters can shoot wild boars. The government hopes to prevent the spread of a virus that can be devastating to livestock populations.
One of Aldi's fruit and vegetable suppliers has been accused of helping ruin an important lagoon, a media report has said. Germany's demand for cheap vegetables has been blamed for encouraging farmers to cut corners.
Wealthy EU nations have clashed with the European Commission, demanding a smaller EU budget. France has warned that cuts to agricultural subsidies were 'unacceptable.'
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