Iran's Agriculture



  • پرورش ماهی قزل آلا در منزل 2017-08-12 13:35

    Iran ranks 1st in sturgeon production

    TEHRAN, Aug. 12 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian agriculture minister said Iran ranked first in the world as regards production of trout and sturgeon.

  • یزدان سیف 2017-07-23 13:37

    Iran negotiates with world's largest grain suppliers

    TEHRAN, Jul. 23 (MNA) – Deputy agriculture minister said the world’s largest grain suppliers have been invited to develop exports of bread and durum wheat produced in Iran.

  • legume 2017-07-20 10:21

    Legume output up by 37%

    TEHRAN, Jul. 20 (MNA) – Deputy agriculture minister said production of legume in Iran climbed from 505 thousand tons in 2013 to 690 thousand tons in 2016 indicating a 37% uplift.

  • ایران و ویتنام 2017-07-16 13:22

    Tehran, Hanoi to bolster agro coop.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 16 (MNA) – Iranian and Vietnamese agriculture ministers emphasized on reinvigoration of bilateral cooperation in areas of agriculture and fishery.

  • عسل 2017-07-04 21:11

    Iran produces 80k tons of honey

    TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) – Deputy agriculture minister said over 80,000 tons of honey are produced annually in Iran two percent of which is exported to global markets.

  • کشمش 2017-07-03 22:32

    Iran’s raisin exports up by 7%

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Iran shipped 130 thousand tons of raisins worth 271 million dollars to the UAE, Iraq, Syria, Russia, Kazakhstan and Spain in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 20).

  • کنفرانس بین المللی مقابله با گرد و غبار 2017-07-03 12:02


    Combatting dust storms demands regional, intl. coop.

    TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) – Iran’s President Rouhani said planning, investment as well as regional and international cooperation were prerequisites to the fight against sand and dust storms.

  • گندم 2017-06-11 14:24

    Iran dispatches 1st wheat cargo to Oman

    TEHRAN, Jun. 11 (MNA) – Head of Association for Iranian Food Industries Societies said the first 35,000-ton shipment of wheat in the new Iranian year has been deployed to Oman.

  • wheat 2017-05-24 16:57

    Iran exports 200k tons of flour

    TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) – Deputy agriculture minister has reported on exports of 200 thousand barrels of flour to regional and European countries.

  • بازدید معاون رییس جمهور از چند پروژ کشاورزی 2017-04-24 23:53

    ICCIMA, EU call for agriculture investment firms

    TEHRAN, Apr. 24 (MNA) – Iran Chamber and EU Commission for Agriculture & Rural Development have emphasized on creation of joint enterprises in Central Asia in the field of grain and livestock inputs as well as joint cooperation for joint production of food.

  • محصولات کشاورزی 2017-04-23 11:11

    EU ready to launch agricultural partnership with Iran

    TEHRAN, Apr. 23 (MNA) – Iran and the European Union have agreed to develop bilateral cooperation in agriculture and commerce sectors.

  • IME 2017-04-16 11:10

    IME hosts thousands of commodities in markets in mid Apr.

    TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) – During the week ending up to April 13, Iran Mercantile Exchange was the host for trading of more than 647,938 of various commodities worth over 273 million USD in spot and side markets.

  • رئیس جمهور - کراپ‌شده 2017-04-11 13:05

    Rouhani attaches importance to maritime transport

    TEHRAN, Apr. 11 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani said movements in the Caspian Sea and development of maritime transport held great significance to development of the country.

  • livestock and poultry 2017-04-10 11:36

    Iran exports livestock, poultry products worth $1.2bn

    TEHRAN, Apr. 10 (MNA) – Deputy agriculture minister of Iran reported on 1.2 billion dollars of exports in livestock and poultry industry last year noting that the sector enjoyed a trade surplus of 554 million dollars.

  • گندم 2017-04-03 09:28

    Wheat self-sufficiency to continue

    TEHRAN, Apr. 03 (MNA) – Deputy agriculture minister, while reporting on exports of 250 thousand tons of wheat and flour, said Iran will remain self-sufficient in production and exports of wheat.

  • سورنا ستاری 2017-03-18 14:54

    Tehran, Budapest to launch tech. coop. in agro sector

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s VP for science and technology said numerous venues existed for cooperation with Hungary in a variety of sectors including agriculture.

  •       2017-02-27 17:36

    IME plans to launch financial tools on agro products

    TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) has proposed options contracts as the model to manage risk of trading in agricultural products market.

  • Murashev Nurbek 2017-02-19 10:28

    Kyrgyz agriculture min. due in Tehran Sun.

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – Iranian and Kyrgyz agriculture ministers will meet in Tehran on Sun. February 20 aiming to develop joint agro cooperation between the two countries.

  • محصولات کشاورزی 2017-02-18 21:25

    Export of agro products catapults

    TEHRAN, Feb. 18 (MNA) – Iran’s deputy agriculture minister said exports of agricultural products grew by 27.45% and 4.3% in weight and value respectively during the first 10 months of current Iranian calendar year (began March 20, 2016).

  • برداشت زعفران در شهرضا 2017-02-08 21:16

    Saffron exports up by 37%

    TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – An official said the volume of Iran’s saffron exports rose by 37 per cent in the first eight months of Iranian calendar year (began March 21, 2016) as compared with the corresponding period a year ago.

  • گزارش اسوشیتدپرس از دریاچه ارومیه 2017-01-09 09:28

    Mass of farm water to be dedicated to Lake Urmia restoration

    TEHRAN, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Deputy energy minister said approximately 1.2 billion cubic meters of water per year will be led to Lake Urmia following a 40% reduction in agricultural water use in the lake’s catchment area.

  • agriculture 2017-01-07 11:17

    Agritech 2017 expo. underway in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – The first Exhibition of Agricultural Machinery, Irrigation System and Related Industries (Agritech 2017) in Tehran aims to attract modern technologies and optimize water consumption in agriculture sector.

  • برداشت گندم 2017-01-03 12:15

    Iran self-sufficient in 5 crop seeds

    TEHRAN, Jan. 03 (MNA) – An agriculture official announced that Iran has become entirely self-sufficient in production of most essential seeds like wheat, barley, cotton, corn and rice.

  • saffron 2016-12-24 16:16

    Iran’s saffron exports up by 42%

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – An official said the volume of Iran’s saffron exports has risen by 42 per cent in the current Iranian calendar year (began March 21) as compared with a year before.

  • نشست جمعی از علمای اهل سنت با رئیس جمهور 2016-12-12 12:21

    Pres. Rouhani:

    Food security part of national security

    TEHRAN, Dec. 12 (MNA) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani deemed self-sufficiency in wheat production manifestation of resistance economy, saying food security guarantees part of national security.

  • فناوری فضایی 2016-11-01 14:41

    Iranian Space Agency;

    7 agricultural mega projects to use remote sensing tech.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Space Agency has defined 7 mega projects in the field remote sensing for monitoring agricultural products with high precision, deputy head of the Agency said Tuesday.

  • مزرعه پنبه 2016-10-30 14:09

    Iran taking part at ICAC Plenary Meeting

    TEHRAN, Oct. 30 (MNA) – Iran is participating at the 75th Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) underway in Islamabad, Pakistan.

  • شهر خرو پایتخت آلوی ایران 2016-10-18 12:07

    By: Farhad Safari

    Kharv capital of prune in Iran

    KHARV, Oct. 18 (MNA) – Kharv is a city in northeastern Iran's Razavi Khorasan province which is famous enough for its high-quality prunes to be named as the capital of prune in Iran.

  •         2016-10-16 19:37

    FAO highlights impacts of climate change on food security

    TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Representation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) in Iran observed the World Food Day 2016 at a commemoration ceremony at Vahdat (Roudaki) Hall in Tehran on Sunday.

  •        2016-09-25 22:16

    China to invest ‎‎¥20bn in Iran’s fisheries, aquaculture

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran and China have signed agreements which will bring ‎¥20bn Chinese finance to country’s fisheries and aquaculture.