Tuesday, 27 February 2024 11:25

Bureaucratic insanity

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: The Hound reckons if farmers in this country think they've got a problem with the small-minded officious bureaucrats imposing unworkable rules with little or no understanding of agricultural realities - it could be worse.

In France, many of that country's arable farmers use the River Seine to transport grain by barge.

However, the organisers of this year's summer Olympic Games want to use the river for water sports and therefore have made a request that farmers "delay their harvest" this year.

Now while some people may think that farmers are God, not even they can suspend the natural process of when a crop is ready to harvest!

It seems that bureaucratic stupidity is an international disease and when it comes to regulations and farming.

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