Swiss aid drought-hit farmers, pull dead fish from Rhine

Milan Kolarski of the Fischereiverein Neuhausen am Rheinfall Association fills fish he found dead in the Rhine River into a box in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland will cut import tariffs on livestock feed and offer interest-free loans to help farmers deal with a drought, the federal government said on Monday, amid a heat wave that is killing off fish in the Rhine. The tariff on imports of hay and silo maize would be brought down to zero […]

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