News from Norway

24-11-2014 00:53 AM
'Food crops' to be grown in space
A new EU-funded research project is set to attempt to grow food in space, which may lead to crops being cultivated on the Moon and Mars. The 10-yea...
16-05-2014 01:50 AM
Angry farmers plot egg crisis in Norway
Farmers in Norway are trying to force an egg shortage on the country before its National Day celebrations on 17 May, in protest at their government's ...
13-09-2013 03:35 AM
Influenza virus in wild birds in Norway
Ducks and gulls are the natural hosts of influenza A virus. Ragnhild Tønnessen's PhD research project has characterised influenza A viruses in gulls a...
24-04-2013 09:46 AM
Norway Fish Farmers Rise as Tight Supply Lifts Price: Oslo Mover
Norwegian salmon farmers including Marine Harvest ASA (MHG), Leroey Seafood Group ASA (LSG) and Salmar ASA (SALM) rose in Oslo trading on growing dema...
17-04-2013 15:52 PM
Making BC Election a Referendum on the Future of Fish Farming
As the BC election approaches, the Norwegian-dominated aquaculture industry suddenly finds itself swimming upstream. Despite mounting evidence of ...
13-12-2012 08:47 AM
Norway plans new fish farming ownership rules
Norway plans to allow salmon firms to own more than a quarter of its total production capacity, conforming to EU rules and allowing Marine Harvest, th...
06-11-2012 08:06 AM
Norway dairy farmers in decline
Per Christian Rålm at the Agricultural Economics Research Institute (NILF) says Norway currently has 10,540 dairy farms. NILF data shows this is a ...
05-03-2012 08:18 AM
Norwegian breeds could disappear
The list, compiled by the Norwegian Genetics Resource Centre, contains five breeds of dog, including the black-haired Norwegian Elkhound, the Norwegia...