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Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies

Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies 

The Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies are independent members organizations dedicated to enhancing an enterprising spirit in rural areas and promoting good rural and urban living environments.


We have a long history of rural development in Sweden. The first Agricultural Society was established on the island of Gotland in 1791. In the years that followed, local Agricultural Societies were established all over the country. There are 18 local Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies today, we are represented in every county.


Fields of Activities

  • Crop production
  • Animal Production 
  • Economic business
  • Building construction
  • Rural Development
  • Food and Health
  • Forestry
  • Environment
  • Horticulture
  • Fishery
  • Tourism
  • Education – upper secondary school
  • Research and Development

720 employees all over the country.


The Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies is entirely independent of all commercial, religious and political agreements. Nationally we have about 60 facilities, this includes facilities for research and demonstration, farms, fisheries, chemical stations and schools etc.


Every county's society has its own members. The members participate and shape the conditions for urban and rural life, and decide just how involved they want to be. We can offer a whole range of activities and perks, study visits, seminars based on a central theme and meetings. We have about 40.000 members


Read more about us:

The Swedish Rural Economy and Agricultural Societies (.pdf)

In the countryside (.pdf)

Agriculture (.pdf)

Food (.pdf)

Environment (.pdf)



To contact a Rural Economy and Agricultural Society - use the map by clicking on a county or by searching in our register

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  • 111 29 Stockholm
  • 08-545 278 00