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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.

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Grape Harvest Begins on Persian Gulf Coast

With the summer heat hitting the southern province of Hormuzgan on the coast of the Persian Gulf, early-season fresh grapes have begun to be...

Iran Ready to Boost Food Exports to Qatar

An Iranian official says the Islamic Republic is prepared to increase its food exports to Qatar after the recent rift between Doha and a number of Arab countries, which may influence Qatar’s food market.
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Iranian MP Calls for Minimised Export of Unprocessed Saffron

An Iranian lawmaker criticized the export of unprocessed Iranian saffron, saying a portion of the Iranian saffron exported to European and Arab states is rebranded and resold by these countries.
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Iran’s saffron exports hit $83 million mark

Iran registers a 20 percent rise in its saffron exports in the first half of the Iranian calendar year, earning more than 83 million dollars in revenues.
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Iranian President Opens Mideast’s Largest Grain Refinery

In a Tuesday visit to Alborz Province, President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated ‘Zar Grain Refinery’ as the largest of its kind in the Middles East and the first one in Iran.
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Iran Boosting Production and Export of Its Medicinal Herbs

About $91 million worth of medicinal herbs, including cumin, coriander and coriander seeds, henna and damask rose, were exported in the last Iranian year (March 2015-16).
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Pomegranate blossoms

Iran's Zagros Mountains, which run across the country from the northwest to the south, are famous for being a perfect habitat for pomegranates, which are known in Persian as Anar.
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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.

German Companies Seek Bilateral Agricultural Ties

German Minister of Food and agriculture Christian Schmidt came to Iran chamber of commerce to discuss about bilateral works and joint cooperation potentials with Iranian private sector.
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Iran Expects First Wheat Export in Years

Iran is expecting a surplus of wheat this year, which it plans to release onto the regional markets, the country’s top body in charge...

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