- Valérie Gomez-Bassac, Member of Parliament for Var, within the presence of François de Canson, went to fulfill the winegrowers of the Pierrefeu-Cuers plain © PA
For the parliamentarian, it was about seeing the financial and social repercussions of the well being disaster: ” I work carefully with agricultural gamers and elected officers within the territory in an effort to help requests for support. The providers of the Chamber of Agriculture of the Var perform an preliminary evaluation of the injury in an effort to have a consolidated stability sheet which has prompted important crop losses. We observe that the professionals involved are in an emergency scenario. And plenty of farmers do not need ample revenue to insure their crops, the value of insurance coverage is simply too excessive and the successive disasters of latest years have severely affected the treasuries. These repeated episodes compromise the following harvests. These distinctive circumstances are added to a tough financial scenario in agriculture, whereas the sector should profit from all our help. ».
Motion taken by the federal government
Valérie Gomez-Bassac assured these current of the help of the State: ” The Authorities is attentive to a modernization of the system of agricultural disasters. “As such, she welcomes the announcement” the deployment of the agricultural calamity regime. Following the sturdy frost episode, which is a brand new catastrophe for viticulture “She evokes the publication of a discussion board” that I co-signed with my fellow deputies, primarily members of the vine and wine examine group of the Nationwide Meeting »Which challenges Julien Denormandie, Minister of Agriculture and Meals. ” We wished the activation of all current collective instruments to cut back the influence of a lack of manufacturing, and a mirrored image on extra support, in an effort to stop areas from disappearing. I will probably be attentive to the proposals within the report by my colleague, the deputy Frédéric Descrozaille, regarding crop insurance coverage. I’m dedicated to relaying the precise requests of farmers within the Var to the federal government as a result of I stay extraordinarily touched and mobilized by the misery of the professionals I met. ».
Quick assist from the area
For his half, François de Canson recalled that the Southern Area had taken under consideration the results of the final agricultural disasters: “ After an preliminary envelope of € 500,000, instantly launched, the Area bolstered its support system within the face of the extent of the injury with € 3M for the farms affected all through the regional territory. These quantities should make it doable to return to the help of all those that are neither involved by State support nor by typical insurance coverage methods. As in 2017, and as each time farmers have needed to endure such conditions, the Area is standing by their facet. ».
It’s important to notice that the sector is a key component of the regional financial system, with at least 20,000 farms (38,500 direct jobs and 100,000 oblique jobs), which convey the territory to life each day. ” It is important to be by their facet to proceed to make our agriculture shine. For five years, the target of the area’s agricultural coverage has not been to repeat the State or Europe, however to concentrate on three aims: adapting our agriculture to the speedy adjustments it has to face, serving to sectors particular to our area, be very aware of any climatic or well being crises that come up. With three devices: an agricultural and hydraulic price range in fixed enhance since 2015, everlasting proximity to the sector, a combat that solely the Area can lead in Paris and Brussels, on the EAFRD (European Agricultural Fund for Rural Improvement Editor’s observe) », Specified François de Canson.
Important help for financial stability
Through the well being disaster, the Area put in place per week after confinement, a selected support plan, to the tune of eight.5 M €, composed of a 5 M € fund, all to compensate for losses in turnover (greater than 130 farms assisted) and zero-interest loans for buildings justifying a lack of greater than 50% of their turnover (46 farms assisted for an quantity of € 600,000), and a selected help is offered to the manadiers.
The South area is the primary natural area in France. ” Don’t lose this place! We’re modernizing agricultural tools and agrifood industries in order that they’re extra environment friendly when it comes to the setting. We additionally help the natural and Excessive Environmental Worth (HVE) transition. Our aim is for 50% of agricultural land to be HVE licensed. By the PPI (Plan Particulier d’Intervention) of the Société du Canal de Provence, € 550 million will probably be invested to irrigate our agricultural lands by 2030. Europe is important for the sector. For 18 months, the South area has been preventing to defend the envelope of the longer term EAFRD programming so as to have the ability to present the perfect help to farmers. We’ve got resulted in an elevated price range for the two years of transition 2021/2022 to + € 12 million per yr in EAFRD support for farmers within the area », Concludes François de Canson.
April eight freeze, the agricultural disaster unit reactivated
Following the distinctive climatic and meteorological phenomenon which affected the Var division and extra broadly the complete nationwide territory through the nights of April 6 to eight, 2021, inflicting main injury to crops, the Chamber of Agriculture of Var, in shut collaboration with all skilled organizations, reactivated the agricultural disaster unit and stands alongside the affected farmers.
Contact the disaster unit: 04 94 99 75 21 – email@example.com
This agricultural disaster unit relies on a novel process, centralized by the Var Chamber of Agriculture, to help and help affected farmers. With a view to assess the extent of the catastrophe and mobilize appropriate compensation mechanisms, the Var Chamber of Agriculture calls on all affected farmers to register with the disaster unit. The census started on April eight and is constant. The census types can be found on (Click here) or on request from the disaster unit.
Publish-freezing technical suggestions by manufacturing chain (viticulture, market gardening, arboriculture, horticulture) had been drawn up by the technical advisers and can be found on the web site (Click here) or on request from the disaster unit. The groups stay obtainable to reply questions and help all disaster-stricken operators within the Var.
With a view to present the absolute best help to the winegrowers and winegrowers affected by this frost, the Var Chamber of Agriculture is organizing a webinar “Frost within the Var vineyards, learn how to react? “. Meet on Friday April 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. It’s open to all Var winegrowers upon registration (obligatory).
Program and registration: Click here
Useful reminders and proposals:
The Var Chamber of Agriculture recollects that at current, throughout the framework of the “Agricultural Calamities” gadget: harvest losses in arboriculture, greens, fragrant, fragrance and medicinal vegetation, nurseries, are eligible for calamities. agricultural losses, losses of funds on perennial crops are eligible for agricultural disasters however harvest losses in viticulture (together with winery nurseries) and subject crops are usually not eligible for agricultural disasters.
The Var Chamber of Agriculture recommends that each one affected farmers:
• rapidly report their declare to their insurer.
• take photos of the injury.
• inform their city corridor in order that they will report back to the Prefecture or the DDTM.
• register with the Chamber of Agriculture and call their technical advisor for the sector if mandatory – Contact: François Drouzy, deputy director on the Chamber of Agriculture of Var – tel: 04 94 50 54 75 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Friday April 16 from 10:30 am to 12 midday: Webinar “Frost within the Var vineyards, learn how to react? “. With a view to greatest help the various winegrowers affected by the frost of April eight, the Viticulture division of the Chamber of Agriculture of the Var is organizing a 1h30 webinar on Friday morning to take inventory, give good technical recommendation after frost and reply to questions. Questions.
• First subject returns: geographic sectors, kind of injury, stock in progress …
Éric paul, vice-president of the Var Chamber of Agriculture and co-president of the Viticulture and Marine Balue Fee, head of the Viticulture and Surroundings division on the Var Chamber of Agriculture
• Give attention to the climate phenomenon of April eight, 2021
Yohan Laurito, climate skilled at Météo Varoise
• Physiology: what influence does frost have on the vines?
The results for the present season and the next ones.
Audrey Chaix-Bryan, wine advisor on the Var Chamber of Agriculture
• Technical recommendation: what to do after freezing? Adapt fertilization, disbudding and pruning, in addition to the next winter pruning
Marine BALUE, head of the Viticulture and Surroundings division and Olivier THEVENON, viticultural advisor to the Var Chamber of Agriculture
Dialogue occasions, within the type of questions and solutions, are deliberate after every subject.
Registration is free however required : Click here
Contact: Clémence Boutfol, wine advisor and webinar host 04 94 99 74 15 • 06 14 52 08 32 • email@example.com
Friday April 16: Second Steering Committee on the Agricultural Reconquest Plan
The prefect of the Var and the president of the Chamber of Agriculture of the Var convey collectively the steering committee of the Agricultural reconquest plan for the launch of the operational motion plan Friday, April 16, 2021, at four.30 p.m., Salle Clemenceau within the prefecture of Var. The target of this Plan is to advertise the reconquest of round 10,000 hectares within the Var by 2030 in an effort to meet the event wants of the agricultural sectors within the division.