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In a country with a range of different climates, soil types and landscapes, food, water and livestock remain important issues, especially with the world’s environment changing. All coverage about farming and related concerns is in this section.

Kazakhstan Cultivating Persian Rice to Meet Iran’s Needs

Kazakhstan says it plans to increase the production of a special variety of Iranian rice by ten times this year to meet growing demands from Iran.

Orange Harvest Season in Northern Iran

The seaside lands of the Caspian Sea in northern Iran provide finest conditions for the production of various types of citrus, particularly orange.
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Iran Starts Exporting Caviar to US after 25 Years

An Iranian official says the ban on Iran's caviar exports to the US has been lifted after 25 years, stressing that 10 kilogrammes of farmed caviar has been exported to America last year.

Iran Leader Allows Gov’t to Withdraw $4 Billion from National Development Fund

Iran’s Leader has allowed the government to withdraw $4 billion from the National Development Fund to address a range of issues including the dust pollution engulfing the country’s southwestern provinces, a lawmaker said.

Iran Exporting Saffron to 56 Countries

Official statistics show Iran has exported over 160 tonnes of saffron worth over $219 million to 56 countries during the past nine months.

Iran Ready to Manufacture Tractor in Senegal: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Speaker of the Senegalese Parliament Moustapha Niasse have called for expansion of bilateral ties, particularly in the field of agriculture.

Traditional Sugar Producing; A Disappearing Iranian Profession

Traditional sugar producing, which is based on planting and harvesting sugar canes and processing them to produce sugar, is among professions that are fading away in Iran.
EU Serious in Promotion of Agriculture Ties with Iran

EU Serious in Promotion of Agriculture Ties with Iran

The European Union's Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan says the EU is determined to expand its ties with Iran in all fields, particularly agriculture and food products.
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EU to Study Opening Office in Tehran in Saturday Visit

A 70-strong European Union delegation comprising Europe’s senior officials and economic activists are due in Iran on Saturday, November 11. According to a Farsi report...

Iran Taking Long Steps towards Agricultural Mechanization

Head of Iran’s Agricultural Mechanization Centre says the Islamic Republic has taken long steps to mechanize its mostly traditional agriculture.

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