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FAO to See if ‘Certain States’ Led Locust Attack on Iran
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has dispatched a delegation to Iran to discover the possible sources of the massive attack by desert locusts on parts of the country over the past days, said head of the Iranian Plant Protection Organization.
Iran’s Sistan & Baluchestan; Home to Most Exotic Fruits
Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-eastern Iran is falsely known as “a deprived region” while it enjoys a wide range of unique attractions and natural resources, including exotic fruits.
Red Willow Production Cuts Unemployment in Iranian Village
A small village named Bezijan, located near the city of Arak in Iran’s Markazi Province, has come under the spotlight for its success in ending unemployment using red willow.
No Food Problem in Iran despite US Sanctions: Official
Iran’s deputy agriculture minister says the country’s warehouses are full of food stuff and the market has no problem in terms of food supplies despite the US sanctions.
Rosewater Has Unbelievable Healing Properties for Eyes
Rosewater is a fragrant liquid highly beneficial for human eyes but before any use, we should make sure about its purity.
Iran Signs MoU with Russia, Kazakhstan for Free Trade
Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in wheat trading, taking another step towards setting up a free trade zone.
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.