In the midst of the world’s food crisis, the left-wing Dutch government has imposed new environmental restrictions on agriculture that will result in many farms having to close down.
The Dutch government even admits this is going to happen, but is there something more sinister going on?
According to a spokesperson for the Dutch Minister of Agriculture, the government is preparing “to buy out farmers in order to meet its climate goal”, Irish Farm News reports. READ: Dutch government moves to ‘buy out’ farmers
The Atlantic writes: One in three Dutch livestock farmers could lose their business.
The Dutch News adds: Farms will have to close down to meet nitrogen targets, ministers say
And in America
I am sure this is not related. The New York Post writes:
Gates, the billionaire tech mogul and philanthropist whose net worth was pegged by Bloomberg at $113 billion, has quietly amassed nearly 270,000 acres of farmland across the country, according to the Associated Press.