Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Agriculture

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.

Citrus Fruits Harvest Season Begins in North Iran

Farmers have begun harvesting citrus fruits from orchards in northern Iranian Mazandaran Province.

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.

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.

A Unique Tourist Attraction in Iran: Cow Works Only When Owner Sings!

Haaj Ebrahim’s cow moves only when it hears him singing, which has turned into a tourist attraction in the town of Varzaneh in the central Iranian province of Isfahan.

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.

Nefar; A Symbol of Vernacular Architecture in Northern Iran

Nefar or Nepar are small wooden structures built in the paddy fields of Mazandaran villages in northern Iran.

Silkworm Breeding; A 600-Year-Old Career in NW Iran

Breading silkworm in order to produce silk, which is called Noqan-dari in Iran, has a long history in the country's north-western region.

Rice Cultivation in Iran’s Khuzestan

Photos by Alireza Mohammadi, ISNA

Peculiar Inheritance Makes Iranian Woman Exporter of Honey

A bee yard that Iranian old lady Fatemeh Mostafavi had inherited from her father has become a source of livelihood and a family business for her, helping her find foreign customers for the high-quality honey.

Iran in Photos: Rice Transplantation in Mazandaran

Each year when spring rolls around, rice farmers in Mazandaran province, northern Iran, start preparing the paddy fields for transplantation.

Virus of US Sanctions Failed to Halt Iran’s Development: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country’s success in tackling the coronavirus epidemic and dealing with the “virus of US sanctions” shows that Americans will never be able to bring the Iranian nation to its knees and will have to remain in despair over their wrong approaches.

Heavy Rainfalls Create 50 New Lakes across Iran

The heavy rainfalls of the past two months in Iran have resulted in the formation of about 50 new lakes that did not exist before.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Echium Harvest in Golestan

Many farmers in Golestan province, northern Iran, are harvesting their echium crops these days.

Which One’s Better: Spanish or Iranian Saffron?

Almost 95 percent of the world's saffron is produced in Iran, while many people think the saffron is produced in Spain. But which one has a higher quality: Iran’s saffron, Spain’s saffron or those of other countries?

Rise in Iran’s Sugar Output Saves $1 Billion in Expenses

Caretaker of the Iranian Ministry of Agriculture says a rise in the domestic production of sugar has helped the government save nearly $1 billion in imports from abroad over the past seven years.

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