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State offers billions to farmers

Norwegian taxpayers are likely to have to subsidize their farmers by record-high amounts, although not quite as much as the farmers want. The farmer-friendly...

Farmers demand more than ever

Norway's constantly complaining farmers have made a shocking demand for state subsidy and other support, but may be able to get it. The Labour-Center...

Energy prices set to fuel more inflation

An Oslo-based oil analyst thinks the price of a barrel of Norway's North Sea crude will rise to well over USD 100 by summer,...

Wolf hunt extended, under state control

Norway's Climate and Environment Minister Espen Barth Eide infuriated conservationists once again on Tuesday, when he extended an already controversial wolf hunt that was...

Activists try to halt revived wolf hunt

Conservationists blocked forest roads and demonstrated during the weekend in efforts to once again halt a winter wolf hunt. They were "shocked" that a...

State appeals halt to wolf hunt

Norway's Labour-Center government is appealing a court decision handed down over the weekend that extends an earlier temporary ban on this winter's hunt targeting...

Court postpones winter wolf hunt

This winter's highly controversial wolf hunt has been postponed for at least another two weeks, and perhaps indefinitely, after the Oslo County Court heard...

Farmers battle bird flu in Rogaland

An outbreak of bird flu at poultry farms in Rogaland was threatening thousands of chickens this week. All 35,000 chickens raised by one farmer...

Meat producer slashes jobs

Nortura, the Norwegian farmers' coop that regulates the meat market, confirmed Tuesday that 147 workers will lose their jobs at meat-packing plants in Steinkjer...

Cattle killed farmer and his son

A 78-year-old farmer and his 52-year-old son who were moving their free-grazing livestock from one area to another Sunday evening are believed to have...

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