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Iran’s capital hosting 29th edition of intl. agro-food exhibition

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is hosting the 29th edition of the International Exhibition of Food, Food Technology and Agriculture (Iran Agrofood 2022), which is the largest such event in the Middle East.

Festival honors traditional cultivation, drinking of tea in Iran’s north

A tea festival has been held in Iran’s northern Caspian-littoral Gilan Province, which is home to the country’s largest tea estates, and where the Iranian tea drinking ritual runs deep.

210 tons of roses harvested in Iran’s northeastern town

Farmers have harvested 210 tons of roses in a small town in Iran’s northeast in order to produce rosewater.

Iran’s pepper exports will resume on March 5

Kazem Jalali, Iran’s Ambassador to Russia, says following efforts by Iranian officials the follow-up, the exports of Iranian pepper to Russia, which had been banned for some time due to some technical problems, will resume next Saturday.

Iranian saffron very high-quality, tasty: Brazilian minister

The Brazilian agriculture minister has commended the excellent quality of Iranian saffron, praising it as outstanding and ambrosial.

Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran

Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran

Sugarcane: Red gold growing in northern Iran

Sugarcane is part of the agricultural produce in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

Iranian official denies claim Turkmenistan returned potatoes

Iran’s Agriculture Ministry denies a report that potato shipments from the Islamic Republic have been returned by Turkmenistan.

Russian official: North-South Corridor vital for cooperation with Iran

A Russian trade official has described the north-south transit corridor, a major portion of which passes through Iran, as of vital significance for Tehran and Moscow.

Persimmon harvest in Ghasroddasht, Shiraz

Ghasroddasht is one of the oldest districts of Shiraz, the capital city of the southern Fars Province.

Iran exports to Afghanistan hits $1bn

Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce says the country’s imports from Iran have reached one billion dollars over the last 8 months.

Pomegranate harvest from Abarkooh gardens in Yazd

Pomegranate is a garden product that is very compatible with the saline soil and desert climate of Yazd and each year more than one hundred thousand tons of pomegranates are harvested from gardens in this central province.

Saffron Harvest Season Begins in Iran’s Golestan

Saffron plantation has gained popularity in parts of the the northern Iranian province of Golestan.

Beekeepers’ Union: Export of Iran Honey Halted

Iran’s National Union of Beekeepers says the decision by the Ministry of Agriculture Jihad, in the previous administration, to remove regulatory standards for production of honey led to a halt in the exports of the Iranian product.

Pomegranate harvest starts in Middle East’s only reservoir of sour pomegranate

The harvest of wild pomegranate in Miankaleh Wildlife Sanctuary in northern Iran has started on October 12 and will continue for two weeks.

Tangerine Harvest Season Begins in Mazandaran

Orchard owners in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran have begun gathering their tangerine harvest.

Grapes Harvest and Raisin Production in Kordestan Vineyards

With the beginning of the harvest season in the month of Shahrivar (Aug 23 to Sep 22), production of raisins, using the traditional “Boulav” method, also begins.

Ordibehesht House; Cultural Centre in Tehran’s Historic Oudlajan Neighbourhood

This is “Ordibehesht House”, a magnificent memento from Zand dynasty’s era, which housed Mirza Mohammad Nazer and his family during the rule of Nasereddin Shah from Qajar dynasty.

Iran Opens 142,000 Projects Creating 263,000 Jobs for Nomads, Villagers

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 142,000 employment plans for nomads and villagers with a price tag of 17 trillion tomans.

Iran Inaugurates over 950 Hectares of Greenhouses in One Day

Iran has inaugurated more than 950 hectares of greenhouses in one day, equal to an eighth of the total land dedicated to greenhouses in the country so far.

Iran Inaugurates Three Agricultural Megaprojects

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated three megaprojects carried out by the Agriculture Ministry.

Iran Almost Self-Sufficient in Seed Production: Agriculture Minister

Minister of Agriculture Kazem Khavazi says Iran has achieved self-sufficiency in producing nearly all varieties of seeds.

Iran Produces Fertilizer from Sewage Sludge

A group of Iranian researchers have managed to turn sewage mud into a material useful for agriculture.

Sultana Production; A 1,000-Year-Old Career in Iranian Village

For nearly a millennium, quality sultanas (golden raisins) have been produced in an Iranian village which are unique and well-known throughout the country.

Iran, Brazil to Sign 3 Agricultural Agreements

Officials from Iran and Brazil have made arrangements for a series of online meetings that would result in three cooperation agreements in agriculture.

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