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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.

Iranian Honey Ranks 3rd in Int’l Beekeeping Event

Iranian-made honey has ranked third, for the first time in 90 years, in the 45th edition of APIMONDIA, the International Apiculture Congress, held in Turkey.
Iran among World's Largest Producers of Fruits, Vegetables

Iran among World’s Largest Producers of Fruits, Vegetables

A new global ranking shows that Iran is among the world’s largest producers of fruits and vegetables.
Iranian Date

Iran Exports Dates to Nearly 50 Countries

The Iranian customs authorities have announced the volume of the major agricultural products exported by the country during the first five months of the current Iranian year.
Iran, World’s Eighth Producer of Cocoons, Silk Thread

Iran, World’s Eighth Producer of Cocoons, Silk Thread

Iran ranks eighth in the world in terms of producing cocoons and silk thread, a top Iranian official says.
Iran Inks Deal to Boost Date Exports via Oman

Iran Inks Deal to Boost Date Exports via Oman

Iran has signed a contract to use Oman’s facilities to boost its date exports to such markets as the US, China and Latin American countries.
Iran to Export 30,000 Tonnes of Trout This Year: Official

Iran to Export 30,000 Tonnes of Trout This Year: Official

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic aims at exporting 30,000 tonnes of trout to the neighboring countries by the end of the current Iranian year (mid-March 2018).
Pistachio

Iran to Surpass US to Become World’s Top Pistachio Producer Again

An Iranian official says the country is expected to produce 310,000 tonnes of pistachio in the current Iranian calendar year, surpassing the United Stated to once again become the world’s biggest pistachio producer.
Fifth Urmia Grape Festival Underway in Northwestern Iran 5

Fifth Urmia Grape Festival Underway in Northwestern Iran

The fifth edition of Urmia Grape Festival is currently being held in Chi Chest coastal village in northwestern Iran.
Iran, Syria Discuss Boosting Cooperation in Agriculture Sector

Iran, Syria Discuss Boosting Cooperation in Agriculture Sector

Iranian and Syrian officials have conferred on enhancement of mutual cooperation in the agriculture sector, particularly in the fields of research and training.
Saffron

France Using Iranian Saffron to Produce Herbal Medicines

An Iranian MP says France has managed to develop value-added products using Iran’s saffron by processing the crop into antidepressants and herbal medicines.

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