|Minister of Agriculture and Food of Norway|
|Landbruks- og matministeren|
since 14 October 2021
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|Member of||Council of State|
|Appointer|| Monarch |
with approval of Parliament
|Term length||No fixed length|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Norway|
|Precursor||Minister of the Interior|
|Formation||31 March 1900|
|First holder||Ole Anton Qvam|
|Deputy||State secretaries at the Ministry of Agriculture and Food|
The Minister of Agriculture and Food (Norwegian : Landbruks- og matministeren) is a councilor of state and chief of the Norway's Ministry of Agriculture and Food.  The ministry is responsible for issues related to agriculture, forestry and food. Major subordinate agencies include the Norwegian Agriculture Authority, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority and Statskog.  The position was created on 31 March 1900, along with the ministry, and Ole Anton Qvam was the inaugural officeholder. Fifty people from eight parties have held the office. During the German occupation of Norway from 1940 to 1945, the office was both held by a German puppet government and an elected government in London. 
Until 2004 the position was known as the Minister of Agriculture. The longest-serving officeholder is Hans Ystgaard, who served for more than ten years under Prime Minister Johan Nygaardsvold, who himself holds the shortest tenure, of sixteen days. Gunhild Øyangen has served for more than nine years, and was also the first female to hold the position; while Gunnar Knudsen held it for more than eight, both in the course of two terms. Håkon Five has been appointed a record four times, serving for nearly five years. Jens Hundseid served in the office while being Prime Minister. 
The current minister is Sandra Borch, who assumed the position in 2021.
The following lists the minister, their party, date of assuming and leaving office, their tenure in years and days, and the cabinet they served in.
Agrarian / Centre Party
Christian Democratic Party
Free-minded Liberal Party
Moderate Liberal Party
|Photo||Name||Party||Took office||Left office||Tenure||Cabinet||Ref|
|Ole Anton Qvam||Liberal||1 April 1900||6 November 1900||219 days||Steen II|||
|Wollert Konow (H)||Liberal||6 November 1900||8 June 1903||2 years, 214 days|| Steen II |
|Gunnar Knudsen||Liberal||9 June 1903||22 October 1903||135 days||Blehr I|||
|Christian Mathiesen||Conservative||22 October 1903||26 September 1904||340 days||Hagerup II|||
|Johan E. Mellbye||Conservative||26 September 1904||11 March 1905||166 days||Hagerup II|||
|Aasmund Halvorsen Vinje||Moderate Liberal||11 March 1905||6 November 1906||1 year, 240 days||Michelsen|||
|Sven Aarrestad||Liberal||6 November 1906||19 March 1908||1 year, 134 days|| Michelsen |
|Hans Konrad Foosnæs||Liberal||19 March 1908||2 February 1910||1 year, 320 days||Knudsen I|||
|Wollert Konow (SB)||Free-minded Liberal||2 February 1910||1 March 1910||27 days||Konow|||
|Bernt Holtsmark||Free-minded Liberal||1 March 1910||20 February 1912||1 year, 356 days||Konow|||
|—||Erik Enge||Free-minded Liberal||20 February 1912||31 January 1913||346 days||Bratlie|||
|Gunnar Knudsen||Liberal||31 January 1913||12 December 1919||6 years, 315 days||Knudsen II|||
|Håkon Five||Liberal||12 December 1919||21 June 1920||192 days||Knudsen II|||
|Gunder Anton Jahren||Conservative||21 June 1920||22 June 1921||1 year, 1 day||Bahr Halvorsen I|||
|Martin Olsen Nalum||Liberal||22 June 1921||26 July 1921||34 days||Blehr II|||
|Håkon Five||Liberal||26 July 1921||6 March 1923||1 year, 223 days||Blehr II|||
|Anders Venger||Conservative||6 March 1923||25 July 1924||1 year, 141 days|| Bahr Halvorsen II |
|Håkon Five||Liberal||25 July 1924||5 March 1926||1 year, 223 days||Mowinckel I|||
|Ole Bærøe||Conservative||5 March 1926||28 January 1928||1 year, 323 days||Lykke|||
|Johan Nygaardsvold||Labour||28 January 1928||15 February 1928||18 days||Hornsrud|||
|—||Hans Jørgensen Aarstad||Liberal||15 February 1928||12 May 1931||3 years, 86 days||Mowinckel II|||
|Jon Sundby||Agrarian||12 May 1931||25 February 1932||289 days||Kolstad|||
|Ivar Kirkeby-Garstad||Agrarian||25 February 1932||14 March 1932||18 days||Kolstad|||
|Jens Hundseid||Agrarian||14 March 1932||3 March 1933||354 days||Hundseid|||
|Håkon Five||Liberal||3 March 1933||20 March 1935||2 years, 17 days||Mowinckel III|||
|—||Hans Ystgaard||Labour||20 March 1935||25 June 1945||10 years, 97 days||Nygaardsvold|||
|—||Tormod Hustad||National Unification||9 April 1940||15 April 1940||6 days||Quisling I|||
|—||Rasmus Mork||Independent||15 April 1940||25 September 1940||163 days||Administrative Council|||
|—||Thorstein Fretheim||National Unification||25 September 1940||21 April 1945||4 years, 208 days|| Terboven |
|—||Trygve Dehli Laurantzon||National Unification||21 April 1945||8 May 1945||17 days||Quisling II|||
|Einar Frogner||Agrarian||25 June 1945||5 November 1945||133 days||Gerhardsen I|||
|—||Kristian Fjeld||Labour||5 November 1945||19 November 1951||6 years, 14 days||Gerhardsen II|||
|—||Rasmus Nordbø||Labour||19 November 1951||22 January 1955||3 years, 64 days||Torp|||
|Olav Meisdalshagen||Labour||22 January 1955||14 May 1956||1 year, 113 days||Gerhardsen III|||
|—||Harald Johan Løbak||Labour||14 May 1956||24 April 1960||3 years, 346 days||Gerhardsen III|||
|—||Einar Wøhni||Labour||24 April 1960||28 August 1963||3 years, 126 days||Gerhardsen III|||
|—||Hans Borgen||Centre||28 August 1963||25 September 1963||28 days||Lyng|||
|—||Leif Granli||Labour||25 September 1963||12 October 1965||2 years, 17 days||Gerhardsen IV|||
|-||Bjarne Lyngstad||Liberal||12 October 1965||21 August 1970||4 years, 313 days||Borten|||
|–||Hallvard Eika||Liberal||21 August 1970||17 March 1971||208 days||Borten|||
|–||Thorstein Treholt||Labour||17 March 1971||18 October 1972||1 year, 215 days||Bratteli I|||
|Einar Moxnes||Centre||18 October 1972||16 October 1973||363 days||Korvald|||
|–||Thorstein Treholt||Labour||16 October 1973||15 January 1976||2 years, 91 days||Bratteli II|||
|—||Oskar Øksnes||Labour||15 January 1976||14 October 1981||5 years, 272 days|| Nordli |
|—||Johan C. Løken||Conservative||14 October 1981||8 June 1983||1 year, 237 days||Willoch I|||
|—||Finn T. Isaksen||Centre||8 June 1983||4 October 1985||2 years, 118 days||Willoch II|||
|—||Svein Sundsbø||Centre||4 October 1985||9 May 1986||217 days||Willoch II|||
|—||Gunhild Øyangen||Labour||9 May 1986||16 October 1989||3 years, 160 days||Brundtland II|||
|—||Anne Vik||Centre||16 October 1989||3 November 1990||1 year, 18 days||Syse|||
|—||Gunhild Øyangen||Labour||3 November 1990||25 October 1996||5 years, 357 days||Brundtland III|||
|Dag Terje Andersen||Labour||25 October 1996||17 October 1997||357 days||Jagland|||
|Kåre Gjønnes||Christian Democratic||17 October 1997||17 March 2000||2 years, 152 days||Bondevik I|||
|Bjarne Håkon Hanssen||Labour||17 March 2000||19 October 2001||1 year, 216 days||Stoltenberg I|||
|Lars Sponheim||Liberal||19 October 2001||17 October 2005||3 years, 364 days||Bondevik II|||
|Terje Riis-Johansen||Centre||17 October 2005||20 June 2008||2 years, 247 days||Stoltenberg II|||
|Lars Peder Brekk||Centre||20 June 2008||18 June 2012||3 years, 364 days||Stoltenberg II|||
|Trygve Slagsvold Vedum||Centre||18 June 2012||16 October 2013||1 year, 120 days||Stoltenberg II|||
|Sylvi Listhaug||Progress||16 October 2013||16 December 2015||2 years, 61 days||Solberg|||
|Jon Georg Dale||Progress||16 December 2015||31 August 2018||2 years, 258 days||Solberg|||
|Bård Hoksrud||Progress||31 August 2018||22 January 2019||145 days||Solberg|||
|Olaug Bollestad||Christian Democratic||22 January 2019||14 October 2021||2 years, 265 days||Solberg|||
|Sandra Borch||Centre||14 October 2021||present||1 year, 68 days||Støre|||
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