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AFTER WILDFIRE: Spain’s Andalucia to receive 50 tonnes of feed for livestock on Sierra Bermeja farms

THE Junta has received 50 tonnes of feed for livestock to help farms cope with the aftermath of the Sierra Bermeja wildfire. According to Fernando...

LESS MEAT, MORE LIFE: Spanish minister’s campaign to eat less meat receives a mixed response

HEALTH minister Alberto Garzon has launched a campaign encouraging Spaniards to eat less meat, after research revealed Spain chomps its way through more meat...

TOO MANY GOATS as farmers on Spain’s Costa Blanca predict big problems due to hospitality closure

FARMERS in Alicante Province say they will suffer an immediate loss of €500,000 because they have lost the hospitality industry as major customers. Restaurants and...

Orange farmers on Spain’s Costa Blanca vent anger over sugary drink tax plans

COSTA Blanca orange farmers are up in arms over government plans to raise IVA taxes on sugary drinks from 10% to 21%, which will...

Post office in Spain offers new lifeline to rural farmers in wake of nationwide protests

CORREOS has signed an agreement with the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) to integrate fresh produce into their Correos Market online store. Coming...

REVEALED: New data shows 600% price hikes on oranges, pushing farmers in Spain’s Andalucia ‘to the brink’

Andalucian farmers have been severely struggling recently, with international tariffs hitting the country hard

Unions representing 50,000 farmers accuse Segura river management body of ‘criminal negligence’ over devastating gota fría floods

UNIONS representing 50,000 of the nation’s farmers met last Friday with Mireia Mollá, the Regional Minister of Agriculture to accuse the organisation managing the...

Hailstorm hits Costa del Sol’s Ronda as winemakers hope their crops have not been ruined

More extreme weather hits southern Spain, with local farmers praying their crops have not been ruined by the storms.

British vegan activist claims she was shot at by ‘evil’ farmers after ‘rescuing’ 16 rabbits from a farm in...

Mia said that their pursers then surrounded them as they came to a dead-end, before managing to escape again onto the motorway, where the enraged farmers ‘pulled up alongside us and shot at us.’

OLIVE WATCHERS: Spain’s Civil Guard to make surprise visits to olive oil factories after weigh-in controversies

It will serve to dispel doubts that have always existed on the part of farmers who are going to weigh their fruit after a hard day of harvesting

SPAIN V TRUMP: US president’s tariffs set to take toll on Andalucia manufacturers

The food and drink sector, including olive and olive oil manufacturers, and the aluminium and watch-making industries have all expressed grave concerns

Farmers sign petition to protest destruction of healthy olive and almond trees in Alicante

The farmers, part of The Platform for those Affected by Xylella fastidiosa (AXFA), say current eradication plans mark the ‘beginning of the end of our forests, and of our people’.

RAMPING UP: Tensions flare as farmers plough into Barcelona on tractors ahead of Catalunya referendum

Farmers have descended on Barcelona in their tractors to park them in front of polling stations ahead of Sunday's vote.

Crop farmers plea for pipelines to be built to try fight a feared drought

Officials warned that an official drought decree is likely to be called in the Axarquia area

Farmers in Murcia protest over seasonal drought

Murcia has seen a three-year period of little or no rainfall, with the recent storms hardly touching the region.

Lack of rainfall threatening Axarquia economy

The Junta are now considering constructing dams

Olive farmers form vigilante groups to stop criminal gangs poaching their produce

The national farmers union says they will do all they can to defend their stock

Cattle farming row to blame for 120 forest fires in northern Spain

Officials suspect underhand tactics from farmers are to blame for fires

Barcelona volunteers give reject fruit to the hungry

A Barcelona volunteer group is picking reject fruit and vegetables to help feed hungry Catalans

Deadly virus decimates courgette crops

Up to €30 million has been lost to infected courgette crops

Walkers protest in Ronda

Walkers and hikers in Ronda are campaigning for access to a footpath between Montejaque and Grazalema

Sheep paraded through Madrid in defence of ancient herding rights

Shepherds from across Spain descend on the capital accompanied by their wooly friends

Farmers dump thousands of potatoes outside Granada Carrefour in Russian protest

EU sanctions are putting the squeeze on suppliers

Drought causes anxiety for Spain’s olive farmers

Olive harvest could fall by 40% from last year

Spanish farmers at war with French over cheap peaches

The French accused Spanish growers of 'dumping' low-cost fruits in their stores

Hail hell

More than 300 people protested in Almunecar in support of local farmers affected by a hailstorm in August

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