Girl Planting seeds

Germany to Ban Glyphosate From End of 2023

Use of glyphosate will be banned in Germany from the end of 2023, after a phased effort to reduce its application by farmers.  The ban, agreed by the Cabinet on Wednesday, is part of an insect conservation program from Environment Minister Svenja Schulze.  It includes a "systematic reduction strategy," which would initially prohibit use of the chemical in domestic gardens and allotments, and on the edge of farmers' fields.  Germany's move comes after lawmakers in Austria passed a bill banning all use of the weedkiller, making the country the first to do so. Some 20 French mayors banned it from their municipalities last month — in defiance of their national government.  Read more....

 

Back

 
 
close (X)