Agriculture

Agriculture

[:en]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.[:]

Int’l Poultry and Livestock Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran

The 15th International Exhibition of Poultry, Livestock, Dairy and Related Industries (Iran Plex 2016) has started in Tehran.

Traditional Non-Mechanized Agriculture in Iran’s Fars Province

In spite of major advancements in Iran's agriculture industry, many farmers are still using non-mechanized and traditional methods.

Pomegranate Harvest in Iranian Village of ‘Red Rubies’

Fars News has published photos of the farmers in a village in Western Iran who have started harvesting pomegranate.

Iran’s Saffron Fuelling Growth of German Food Business

While Iran produces about 90 percent of the world's saffron, small German companies are growing by importing Iran’s saffron and exporting it as luxury goods to Persian Gulf littoral states.

Seasonal Flower Festival Underway in Tehran

A seasonal flower festival was kicked off on Tuesday, September 27, in Iran's capital city of Tehran. Being held in Goftegoo Park, the festival...

Anti-GMO Voices Suddenly Grow in Iran

Iran is seeing its most vociferous outcry yet over the use of genetically-modified ingredients in food production.

Int’l Flower Exhibition Underway in Iran’s Karaj

The 5th Karaj International Flower Exhibition, underway in Karaj for five days, has provided an opportunity for enthusiasts of plants of flowers with displaying more than 300 species.

Iran’s Potentials in Medicinal Plants and Diversity of Plant Species

Iran is in the vanguard of medicinal plants, rare crops that are unique to Iran and extraction of plants’ essences.

National Grape Festival Held in Iran

The fourth edition of National Festival of Best Bunch of Grape was held in the city of Malayer in Hamadan Province, northwest of Iran. Here...

19% Decrease in Cultivation of Opium in Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s Minister of Counter Narcotics announced that less opium has been cultivated in the county in 2015, but it is not satisfactory yet.

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