Agriculture

West Azerbaijan main honey supplier

Reaching the 40th anniversary of the Iranian Revolution, several organizations in Iran report their achievements within this period. So does the West Azerbaijan Office of the Ministry of Agriculture. The north-western province of Iran provides […]

Agriculture

Iran: world’s second ostrich meat producer

There are nearly 120,000 ostriches farmed in Iran according to the Ministry of Agriculture. With annual production of 3000 tones, Iran ranks world’s second largest ostrich meat producer after South Africa. “Since we are facing […]

Agriculture

Export of shrimps: 2.5 times more

The export of shrimps since March 2018 until now, has reached 24,000 tones and is expected to top at 30,000 tones by the end of the Iranian fiscal year, i.e. March 2019. Nearly 2.5 times […]

Agriculture

Iranian nomads produce 25% of red meat

25 percent of Iranian red meat is produced by nomads, says the Agricultural Ministry. Iranian nomads, coming from various tribes, mainly live in western and southwestern areas. According to the Ministry, these people annually send […]

Agriculture

Sugar beet cultivation drops 70%

Sugar beet production is expected to drop for the next year, as less farmers are interested to cultivate this product. In 2016, sugar was categorized as “strategic goods” and therefore the government planned to reach […]

Agriculture

Ban on fishing sturgeon in Caspian Sea

Fishing sturgeon in Caspian Sea is forbidden until the end of 2019. According to Iran Fisheries Organisation, the ban started in 2010 and was supposed to continue for five years in order to give time […]

Agriculture

Week in Brief 16.11.2018

Despite the return of US sanctions on Iran, importing soy pressed cake and oilseeds has increased to Iran. The main reason is the trade war between the US and China. According to Animal Food Producer […]

Agriculture

70% rise in prices of potatoes and tomatoes

Exchange rate fluctuations have affected prices of almost everything in Iran. However, the price rise in some goods has been more controversial. This includes rise in prices of potatoes and tomatoes. Taadol newspaper reports that […]