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Tomato Harvest Begins in Southern Iran

Hormozgan province in south of Iran these days provides most of the country's tomatoes, and the largest part is produced in Parsian county in the west of the country.

Daffodil Festival Underway in Iran’s Behbahan

The city of Behbahan in the east of Iran’s Khuzestan Province is nationally known for its ancient Daffodil gardens.

Rare Ornamental Fish Bred in Iran’s Shiraz

A young man in southern Iran is commercially breeding Discus, a special and magnificent aquarium fish indigenous to the Amazon River.

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 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

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.

Iranian Mango Pickle; A Marvellous Mixture of Flavours

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.

Strawberry Festival; Rural Party to Celebrate Good Harvest

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 Share in Global Saffron Trade Stands at 96%: VP

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has hailed the country’s huge share in saffron business across the world.

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