Farm Progress

Max Armstrong shares farmer reactions after a vote in the Netherlands last week.

March 23, 2023

Have you seen images of the farmer protests in Europe in the last week? Max Armstrong saw them. A small pro-farmer party in the Netherlands was able to become the biggest party in the Senate in an election. The Farmer Citizen Movement is on track to become a major player over there. Some view it as a victory against the elites, and it’s a victory for farmers as they will have a say in legislation that impacts farmers.

Photo: Farmer-Citizen Movement (BoerBurgerBeweging) or BBB leader Caroline van der Plas. SEM VAN DER WAL / Contributor / Getty Images

Max Armstrong's Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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