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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.

Desert Greening-Hormozgan

People Take Part in Desert Greening in Southern Iran

The inhabitants of Hormozgan desert, southern Iran, have participated in programs to revive the deserts.

Iran to Produce 13m Tons of Wheat Next Year

An Iranian official says the country will produce more than 13 million tons of wheat in the next Persian year, starting from mid-March.

World’s Most Expensive Dates Come to Fruition in Iran[:es]Los dátiles más caros del mundo...

An Iranian cultural official announced that medjool date, world’s first commercial cultivar, has come to fruition in Iran. [:es] Un funcionario del departamento de cultura iraní anunció la llegada de los dátiles medjool, la primera variedad comercial del mundo, ha llegado a buen término en Irán.

Iran’s Exports of Medicinal Herbs at $300m

Iran says it has exported above $300 million worth of medicinal herbs since January.

Iran, FAO Sign Deal to Cooperate on Aquatic Genetic Resources

Iran’s Fisheries Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) inked an agreement Wednesday to improve genetic resources of Rainbow Trout fish in the Islamic Republic.
Barberry Harvest

Barberry Harvest in South Khorasan Province

Farmers in Iran’s eastern province of South Khorasan have started harvesting barberry.

Int’l Poultry and Livestock Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran[:es]Inicia la 15ª Exposición Internacional...

The 15th International Exhibition of Poultry, Livestock, Dairy and Related Industries (Iran Plex 2016) has started in Tehran.[:es]Teherán es el anfitrión de la 15ª Exposición Internacional de Ganado y Aves de Corral y productos lácteos (Irán Plex 2016).

Traditional Non-Mechanized Agriculture in Iran’s Fars Province[:es]Agricultura tradicional no mecanizada en el sur de...

In spite of major advancements in Iran's agriculture industry, many farmers are still using non-mechanized and traditional methods.[:es]A pesar de los relevantes avances en la industria agrícola de Irán, muchos agricultores siguen utilizando métodos no mecanizados y tradicionales.
Pomegranate Harvest

Pomegranate Harvest in Iranian Village of ‘Red Rubies’[:es]Cosecha de “rubíes rojos” en los pueblos...

Fars News has published photos of the farmers in a village in Western Iran who have started harvesting pomegranate.[:es]Inicia la cosecha de granada en los pueblos iraníes.

Iran’s Saffron Fuelling Growth of German Food Business[:fa]Iran’s Saffron Fuelling Growth of German Food...

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.[:es]Mientras que Irán produce alrededor del 90% del azafrán del mundo, las microempresas alemanas están creciendo mediante la importación del azafrán iraní y exportandolo como bienes de lujo a los estados litorales del Golfo Pérsico.

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