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Farmers demand billions in support

Norwegian farmers' two major lobbying organizations have handed over demands for NOK 2.1 billion in taxpayer support for the year ahead, spread over cost...

Three farmers charged with animal abuse

The economic crime unit of Norway's national police (Økokrim) has charged three Norwegian farmers raising pork with violations of animal welfare laws. All the...

Climate protesters target Yara

Another large Norwegian company has become the target of protesters who blame it for furthering climate change. Oslo-based fertilizer firm Yara had to call...

‘Food production must be changed’

Norwegians must join the rest of the world in eating less meat, and stop developing untouched natural areas, declared Norway's government minister in charge...

Farmers demand more subisidies

Norway's powerful farm lobby presented record-high subsidy demands of NOK 1.92 billion on Monday. They're encouraged that they'll be dealing with a new agriculture...

Thousands of farmers apply for compensation

More than 14,000 farmers are seeking state taxpayer-funded compensation for crop losses following last summer's drought. The number compares to 890 last year, reports...

State offers half of farmers’ demands

Lobbyists for Norwegian farmers were fuming on Friday after the government responded to their demand for another NOK 1.8 billion in state subsidy and...

Farmers demand more subsidies

Their most supportive political party (Senterpartiet, Sp) is mired in national shame and scandal but that hasn't stopped Norway's powerful farmers' lobby from demanding NOK...

Farmers face far more inspections

Filth and animal neglect found at a series of farms in Rogaland, southwestern Norway, were branded as "completely unacceptable" by Agriculture Minister Jon Georg...

Pigs suffering at Norwegian farms

Agricuture Minister Jon Georg Dale has called the pork industry and its representatives in on the proverbial carpet, after terrible conditions have been revealed...

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