Agriculture

Iran Agriculture News

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.

Grape Grown in Iran’s Malayer Registered Globally

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.

Squash Festival Held in Streets of Rasht, Northern Iran

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.

Saffron Harvest Season Begins in Iran

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.

WIPO Registers Iranian Varieties of Tangerine, Date

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 Hub of Grape Syrup Production in Iran

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.

Red Tea Harvest Starts in Southern Iran

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.

Kurds in Iran Celebrate Pomegranate Festival

A pomegranate festival was recently held in tourist resorts in Kurdish-majority provinces of western Iran along with other performances and programs.

Iran, Turkey Sign Three Agricultural MoUs

Iran and Turkey have signed two agreements on promotion of mutual cooperation in veterinary and one on the development of beekeeping industry.

Preparing Doushab; Old Tradition among Iran’s Date Farmers

At the end of the harvest season, palm farmers in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan cook the surplus of the dates and use them to make “Doushab” or date syrup.

“Iran’s Enemies Have Replaced Suicide Operations with Bioterrorism”

A senior Iranian general says the enemy has replaced suicide attacks with bioterrorism using transgenic products.

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