The latest news about Agriculture
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.
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.
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.
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.
Iranian scientists have managed to improve the quantitative and qualitative features of Stevia, a natural low-calorie sweetener, to replace artificial sweeteners.
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.
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.
Sericulture or silk farming has been practiced since ancient times in Iran, particularly in the northern province of Gilan.
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.
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.
Mango is a sensuous, juicy, exotic fruit, and one of the most popular tropical ones in many countries, including Iran. The unripe fruit tastes tart and is used for producing pickles and sauces, among other foods.
The sixth edition of the Strawberry Festival was recently held in Golestan province in northeastern Iran, giving the farmers and their families an opportunity to celebrate their spring harvest and pray for a more fruitful year.
Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has hailed the country’s huge share in saffron business across the world.