News from Sweden

23-10-2014 00:51 AM
Swedish farmers contracted swine flu
A human strain of the swine flu virus normally only found in pigs was discovered in Sweden earlier this year, the country's Public Health Agency has r...
20-05-2014 01:19 AM
Sweden sees scope of joint ventures in agriculture with Pakistan
Expressing interest in enhancing business ties with Pakistan in agriculture, Special Adviser to Swedish Minister for Trade Jonas Hafstrom has said the...
08-05-2014 00:29 AM
Swedish farming practices in focus at Glendale
Members of Glendale Agricultural Society’s Children’s Countryside Day committee have visited Sweden to learn how the Scandinavian countries educates i...
02-04-2014 05:48 AM
Eat less meat and dairy to dodge climate disaster, urges study
Avoiding the most devastating impacts of climate change may be impossible unless global consumption of meat and dairy products is drastically cut, a n...
08-05-2013 09:41 AM
Busting the myths about GMOs in agriculture
Special report: We know enough to distinguish between high-risk and low-risk genetic modifications, and it is now time to apply that knowledge in prac...
23-04-2013 10:02 AM
The Swedish take on Aussie dairy farming
From the lush green rolling hills of Sweden to the dry flats of South Australia's mid north plains - you couldn't have imagined a bigger change in sce...
14-11-2012 07:28 AM
Swedish dairy farmers in tractor blockade threat
Dairy farmers in Sweden are threatening use their tractors to block all dairies in the country if the price of milk does not increase. An agricultu...
30-07-2012 08:16 AM
Danish pork recalled in Sweden for salmonella
Food giant Axfood AB has been forced to recall two tonnes of pork, following test samples showing salmonella bacteria present in the meat. The Loca...
27-03-2011 10:55 AM
Swedes eat more meat
As meat prices continue to fall, Swedes are taking the chance to eat more and more, new figures published...
06-02-2011 10:54 AM
Newcastle Disease found on layer farm in Sweden
On the Swedish island Gotland, Newcastle disease (NCD) has been detected on a layer farm.
03-12-2010 07:43 AM
Sweden intends $300 mn investment in Pakistan
The Swedish government intends to have investment of dollars 300 million in Pakistan. This was stated by the Swedish Trade Minister, Ms. Ewa Bjorling,...
28-11-2010 17:53 PM
Organic farming way behind schedule in Sweden
Sweden’s government had ambitious goals for organic farming in the country. But to persuade farmers to switch to organic methods are harder than...