the Total stations taken by storm, in your JT France 3 Normandy Rouen
In the summary of the 19/20 of France 3 Rouen, impressive queues and a risk of shortage in Total gas stations. The oil giant grants a rebate of 20 cents in addition to that of 30 cents from the government. A good publicity stunt at a time when companies making superprofits are threatened with being taxed. Example in Dieppe.
On the program of this newspaper Monday, September 5: Total stations stormed, angry dairy farmers and a record tourist summer in Normandy. The complete news of the day can be viewed live as on TV or delayed, at any time of the day.
Students from public and private agricultural establishments also returned to school last Thursday. Today at Gibert Martin high school, in Neubourg (Eure), reception was reserved for First, Terminal and BTS. In France, 200,000 students are educated in an agricultural establishment.
It was hot this summer in Normandy. Too hot in any case for certain crops such as maize which could not develop properly. The cereal has dried up before reaching maturity and many farmers find themselves forced to harvest much earlier than expected. But the yields are not at the rendezvous.
Dairy farmers are at their wit’s end. They denounce the practices of large retailers, which they accuse of charging prices that are too low to ensure fair remuneration for farmers. “A dairy farmer today is not even paid the minimum wage even though he works from Monday to Sunday. We ask that the price of milk never be below 1 euro per litre”explains Jocelyn Pesqueux, dairy farmer in Allouville-Bellefosse, in Seine-Maritime.
Better remuneration for these dairy producers is all the more necessary as they are subject to significant cost increases. Friday, September 2, the Ministry of Agriculture called on large retailers to accept the price increases requested by milk producers.
To understand the impact of the price paid by the consumer on the price paid to the breeder, it suffices to look at Germany, where the consumer buys his liter of semi-skimmed milk for 1 euro against 0.80 in France. The German breeder is paid 509 euros for 1000 liters, against 425 euros for the French breeder.
After the last two years marked by the Covid crisis, tourists made a noticeable return to the region in July and August 2022. Foreign customers have returned to their habits in Normandy. The sunny, even scorching weather has mainly benefited campsites and hotels by the sea. We take stock of this successful summer season.
30 days to raise awareness of blood diseases, such as lymphomas or leukaemias. These are cancers that are little talked about because they are the least known and the least publicized: 25,000 new cases are triggered each year. For this first edition, conferences are organized all over France, notably in Rouen on September 17th. The opportunity to meet the doctors but also the volunteers who accompany the sick, such as Claude Goury, a former patient now a member of the Elly association.