Agriculture, forestry and fishingLast updated: 2015-03-11
Here you find information on permits regarding agriculture, forestry and fishing.
- Drainage expert (application)
To work as a drainage expert requires authorisation. You apply for authorisation from the Swedish Board of Agriculture.
- Fish auctions
Auction establishments that arrange fish auctions.
- Fish farms
Fish farms or wintering of fish require a permit when more than 40 tonnes of feed is consumed per calendar year.
- Fishing licence for commercial fishing at sea (application)
A person who wants to use a fishing vessel for commercial fishing at sea must hold a fishing licence.
- Insemination activities
Application for a permit from the Swedish Board of Agriculture for artificial insemination and embryo activities with animals.
- Manure pit
A person intending to establish a manure pit must notify the municipal administration.
- Marketing of agricultural seed
If you pack or sell seed on a professionally basis, you must notify the Swedish Board of Agriculture.
- Marketing of forest reproductive material
Production and marketing of forest seed and plants within EU are regulated by the Council Directive 1999/105/EC on the marketing of forest reproductive...
- Registration of new plant varieties and plant breeder’s rights
In order for seed of a plant variety to be certified and sold, it must be included in a variety list.
- Slaughter of farmed game
Permission to slaughter farmed game at their place of origin.
- Slaughter of poultry
Permission to slaughter poultry on farms.
- Spreading equipment for plant protection products must undergo functional testing and be approved by the Swedish Board of Agriculture
All plant protection sprays that are used professionally must undergo functional testing at least every three years in order to be approved.
- Wood measurement act
Wood measurement act (SFS 2014:1005) Companies planning to begin with wood measurement in Sweden should notify the Swedish Forest Agency before starting the...
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