Tagged: subsidies

Farmers demanding higher income

Agricultural organizations claim that higher income for Norwegian farmers is absolutely necessary, and predicts farmers will make large demands during negotiations this spring. While agricultural subsidies amounted to nearly 7 percent of the national...

Families with children receive NOK 32 billion

Cash transfers to families with children came to NOK 32.1 billion in 2009. Family allowances and parental benefit on birth are the highest transfers, with NOK 14.6 and NOK 12.7 billion respectively. Cash for...

Norway shuns EU herd

By Mark Mordell, BCC Europe Editor ASHER, NORWAY Odd-Eynar Hjortnes, a boyish looking 35-year-old, trundles backwards down the cowshed, in what is in effect a giant motorised wheelbarrow. He’s spreading out the morning fodder...