Farmers lose livestock to wolves, claim people now in danger

Farmers lose livestock to wolves, claim people now in danger

June 4, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Farmers in canton Graubünden say they’re losing more and more animals to wolves – and they say peopl...
Farmers warn of future fruit and veg supply issues

Farmers warn of future fruit and veg supply issues

April 2, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
Farmers of fruit and vegetables are warning there could be problems with supply this year. 
Village evacuated after kilo of explosives found

Village evacuated after kilo of explosives found

Jan. 15, 2020, 9:28 a.m.
More than 60 people had to be evacuated from the village of Presinge in canton Geneva as the bomb squad destroyed a k...
Farmers responsible for biggest food waste

Farmers responsible for biggest food waste

April 30, 2019, 9:29 a.m.
New figures show we’re throwing out around a million tonnes of food every year – and about half of that c...
Swiss farmers found to have high rate of suicides

Swiss farmers found to have high rate of suicides

Nov. 12, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
Farmers in Switzerland are more likely to commit suicide than any other group.
Food dominates this weekend's votes

Food dominates this weekend's votes

Sept. 21, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Citizens go to the polls this weekend for a series of federal and cantonal votes.
Retailers say vote could lead to higher food prices

Retailers say vote could lead to higher food prices

Sept. 4, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Later this month, voters will be asked if they want all food to be sold in Switzerland to be farmed organically and s...
Farmers buzzing about project to protect bees

Farmers buzzing about project to protect bees

Aug. 13, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Nearly 900 farmers have signed up for a project to promote bees in the cantons of Vaud, Jura and Bernese Jura.
Fribourg lakes to be out of bounds as army airlifts water to mountain pastures

Fribourg lakes to be out of bounds as army airlifts water to mountain pastures

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Boating, fishing and swimming have been temporarily banned at two lakes in the canton of Fribourg as the army takes w...
Charity steps in to help Alpine farmers get water to their cattle

Charity steps in to help Alpine farmers get water to their cattle

Aug. 8, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
A charity has offered CHF 500,000 to help Alpine farmers transport water to their cows in mountain pastures as the dr...
Farmers to receive heatwave help from Swiss Government

Farmers to receive heatwave help from Swiss Government

Aug. 7, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
Farmers who have been badly affected by the current drought are to receive help from the Swiss Government, after it a...
Trade deal with China disappoints farmers

Trade deal with China disappoints farmers

May 14, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Swiss farmers are complaining the much vaunted free trade deal the country has struck with China is not leading to th...
Swiss fruit farmers face 'historic' losses

Swiss fruit farmers face 'historic' losses

May 29, 2017, 6:53 a.m.
Swiss fruit farmers are facing losses of more than CHF 100m. A late frost in April devastated crops throughout the co...
Fire-fighters and farmers exempt from new drunk drive rules

Fire-fighters and farmers exempt from new drunk drive rules

Oct. 26, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
Fire-fighters and farmers are to be exempt from drink driving penalties from January. Volunteer fire fighters are so...
Swiss farmers can continue to use weed-killer Glyphosate

Swiss farmers can continue to use weed-killer Glyphosate

Sept. 30, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
The go ahead has been given for Swiss farmers to continue using a weed-killer that has been at the centre of a row ov...
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