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World News: Sweden
Sweden | 23 October 2014
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 revealed. It is the first time that the virus is...


Sweden | 20 May 2014
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 there is a lot of scope for initiating and implementi...


Sweden | 8 May 2014
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 its young people about farming. The trip was hea...


Sweden | 2 April 2014
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 new study has warned. Its publication coincides ...


Sweden | 8 May 2013
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 practice, researchers say It is now four decades si...


Sweden | 23 April 2013
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 scenery. That's what 25 year old Dan Ekman has cho...


Sweden | 14 November 2012
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 agricultural turmoil is bubbling up in Sweden. During the l...


Sweden | 30 July 2012
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 Local reports the pork has been sold all over Sweden, ...


Sweden | 27 March 2011
Swedes eat more meat

As meat prices continue to fall, Swedes are taking the chance to eat more and more, new figures published...


Sweden | 6 February 2011
Newcastle Disease found on layer farm in Sweden

On the Swedish island Gotland, Newcastle disease (NCD) has been detected on a layer farm.


Sweden | 3 December 2010
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, on Wednesday, says an official statement.


Sweden | 28 November 2010
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 expected, according to a new report by Swedish Bo...