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A French Gendarme stands guard in front of the Sarthe prefecture... News PhotoArrival,Demonstration,Employment Issues,Europe,European Union,Farmer,France,French Culture,Gendarme,Horizontal,Mobile App,New,Sarthe,Standing,Tractor,Trade UnionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA French Gendarme stands guard in front of the Sarthe prefecture where a tractor arrives to discharge used tires late on January 15, 2013 in Le Mans, western France during a protest called by farmers union FNSEA against new constraints arising from the applications of European Union rules against nitrates. A new map identifies 'vulnerable areas' to nitrates which require special protection to not pollute water resources. AFP PHOTO / JEAN FRANCOIS MONIER (Photo credit should read JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images)