Dutch farmers protest livestock cuts to curb nitrogen

Stroe, Netherlands (AFP) June 22, 2022

Thousands of tractor-driving farmers demonstrated in central Netherlands on Wednesday, causing widespread traffic chaos as they protested against the government’s far-reaching plans to cut nitrogen emissions.

In one of their largest-ever demonstrations, the farmers demanded the scrapping of recently announced plans by the Hague-based government, which could see a 30-percent reduction in live
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