Agriculture

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.

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.

Iran, Germany to Expand Cooperation on Medicinal Plants

Iran’s Agriculture Ministry says Tehran and Berlin have agreed to expand their cooperation on medicinal plants.
Mini-Tractor -Gardening

Iran Develops Versatile Mini-Tractor for Gardening

Iranian researchers has developed a versatile-mini tractor capable of being used on different types of land.

First Lemon Festival Held in Southern Iran

Rudan County in the southern Iranian province of Hormuzgan has hosted the country’s first lemon festival on Friday.
Tehran to Host Int’l Conference on Agronomy

Tehran to Host Int’l Conference on Agronomy

The first international conference and tenth national congress on agronomy will be held in Tehran in September, with researchers from 18 countries due to be in attendance.

Iran Keen to Export Agricultural Machinery to Armenia

A senior Iranian trade official has called for enhanced cooperation between Iran and Armenia, particularly in the field of agricultural industry.

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