A young Iranian man from the city of Maku in West Azarbaijan province has succeeded in creating planting conditions similar to Mars in order to cultivate saffron without using soil. He has spent only $ 500 USD to work on this initiative.
A young man in southern Iran is commercially breeding Discus, a special and magnificent aquarium fish indigenous to the Amazon River.
The system of grape production in the Iranian city of Malayer has been registered as the 53rd major item of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS), an Iranian lawmaker announced.
The third edition of a squash festival was recently held in the Iranian city of Rasht, where various types of the popular agricultural product were put on show.
Iranian saffron farmers have started harvesting their products since a few days ago, when the harvest season started across Iran, the top exporter of the Red Gold.
The Piaram date of Hajiabad and the Siahoo tangerine of Bandar Abbas have been registered internationally by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Baharestan village in the Iranian northeastern city of Sabzevar is one of the main centres of grape syrup production. Over 30 tonnes of grape syrup are annually produced in the village in Khorasan Razavi province and exported abroad.
Sour or red tea used to be an imported product introduced to Iran mainly from Saudi Arabia, but in recent years it has been cultivated in some parts of Iran.
A pomegranate festival was recently held in tourist resorts in Kurdish-majority provinces of western Iran along with other performances and programs.
Iran and Turkey have signed two agreements on promotion of mutual cooperation in veterinary and one on the development of beekeeping industry.