Groundswell has hit the headlines with its tractor protests in towns and cities up and down the country, Newsroom reports. But what does the farmer lobby group actually want – and is its message helping or hindering the rural sector? Despite its success with widespread media coverage of its protests and what it claims is a growing support base of rural and urban followers, Stuff senior journalist Andrea Vance says it’s an angry vocal minority that doesn’t reflect what most farmers are thinking.