Iranian Ministry of Agriculture


  • vegetables 2019-03-11 22:02

    Vegetable exports at $935m in 10 months

    TEHRAN- Iran exported 3.27 million tons of vegetables worth $935 million during the first ten months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2018 - January 20, 2019), according to a director general in the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • cultivated area 2019-02-16 11:54

    Iran promotes using remote sensing satellites in agriculture

    TEHRAN -- According to a recent agreement signed between the Iranian Space Research Center and the Ministry of Agriculture, remote sensing satellites are planned to be used in different sections of the agricultural industry, Mehr reported on Wednesday.

  • Soil erosion reaches 16.7 tons per ha annually 2019-02-03 22:26

    Soil erosion reaches 16.7 tons per ha annually

    TEHRAN – Soil erosion and pollution are the two major important environmental problems in the country, as some 16.7 tons of soil per hectare erodes annually, head of soil protection unit of the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization has announced.

  • SMART IRRIGATION 2018-07-28 08:50

    ICT Ministry to help promote smart irrigation to overcome water shortage

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology plan to support smart irrigation in a bid to help deal with water shortage in the country, ILNA reported.

  • 188,000 ha cultivation of medicinal plants 2018-07-21 09:06

    188,000 ha under cultivation of medicinal plants in Iran

    TEHRAN – Medicinal plants are cultivated on some 188,000 hectares of lands in Iran, said an official with the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • Untapped potential: $450m annual exports of medicinal plants 2018-05-29 20:22

    Untapped potential: $450m annual exports of medicinal plants

    TEHRAN – Exports of medicinal plants bring annually $450 million on average for Iran, however, the figure is low compared to the great potential of the medicinal plants market in the country, executive director of medicinal plants scheme affiliated to the Ministry of Agriculture, has said.

  • Sand and dust storm in Ahwaz 2018/01/27

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    SDS hotspots in Ahwaz 5 times larger than Tehran

    Geological researches demonstrate that the hotspots for sand and dust storms (SDS) developed around the city of Ahwaz, in the southwestern Khuzestan Province, cover more than 350,000 hectares of land, 5 times bigger than Tehran urban area.

  • MA3.Pistachio.jpg 2016-10-26 09:01

    Iran’s 6-month pistachio exports up 20% yr/yr

    TEHRAN- Iran exported $381.647 million of pistachio during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-Septemebr 21) showing 20 percent rise compared to the same period of time in the previous year, IRNA reported on Tuesday citing the portal of the Ministry of Agriculture.