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.

Iran Saves $540m by Decreasing Sugar Imports

An official at Iran’s agriculture ministry says the production of sugar in the country has been increased, and the Islamic Republic has managed to save $540 million this year by decreasing sugar imports.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Sunflower Farms of Kurdistan

The fields of Kurdistan province in western Iran are among the most suitable ones for cultivating sunflower, whose seeds are widely used in Iran for oil extraction.
Iran Improves Stevia as Best Alternative to Artificial Sweeteners

Iran Improves Stevia as Best Alternative to Artificial Sweeteners

Iranian scientists have managed to improve the quantitative and qualitative features of Stevia, a natural low-calorie sweetener, to replace artificial sweeteners.

Iran Holds Festival in Thanksgiving for Blessing of Date Harvest

The city of Minab in southern Iran recently hosted the second edition of the Mogh and Moshta Festival, which is held in thanksgiving for the blessing of date harvest.

Date Harvest Season Begins in Southern Iran

The date harvest season has been kicked off in the hottest regions of Hormozgan province in southern Iran, and is slowly spreading across all southern regions.

Iran Develops Device for Identifying Rotten Trees

Iranian researchers have managed to develop a machine that identifies the decay rate of trees, thereby determining the probability of their collapse.

Sri Lanka Ready to Pay Its Oil Debts to Iran with Tea

Sri Lanka says it is considering a plan to settle payments to Iran for previous oil purchases by exporting tea to the country at equivalent values.

Gilan Province, Historical Hub of Silk Farming in Iran

Sericulture or silk farming has been practiced since ancient times in Iran, particularly in the northern province of Gilan.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Grape Harvest in Khuzestan

The agriculture-rich province of Khuzestan in south-western Iran is home to thousands of vineyards, from which thousands of tonnes of grape are harvested.

Selling Cranberry Kernels: A Strange but Profitable Job

An Iranian man has landed himself a job that seems to be strange at first glance, but has so far helped him earn a good amount of money.

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