Even today, angry farmers take to the streets: “Deep…

But they are not happy about pelting police with eggs, as in Brussels. “Deep down I am against demonstrations. It is more of a symbolic action to express our dissatisfaction with the policy. I also don’t know what is going on in Brussels, but that is not necessary.”

By the way, it’s not just farmers who are here. Suppliers are also coming to support the protest, because their jobs are also at stake. “We are actually here to demonstrate that we as an entire sector, the agricultural supply chain, are also hit just as hard by the nitrogen agreement as the farmer himself. That is a huge number of jobs that are at stake because of the nitrogen agreement that is on the table. lies,” says supplier Dries Van Walleghem.