• wheat 2021-08-08 15:05

    Govt. guaranteed wheat purchases exceed 4.4m tons

    TEHRAN –Over 4.43 million tons of wheat have been purchased from Iranian farmers at guaranteed prices in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21), according to the data provided by the Government Trade Company (GTC).

  • harvest 2020-07-21 17:32

    FAO forecasts slight increase in area under wheat cultivation in Iran

    TEHRAN- United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has estimated that the area under wheat cultivation in Iran will increase slightly in 2020, reliefweb.int published on Tuesday.

  • wheat 2020-04-07 15:46

    ‘Annual wheat production estimated to reach 14m tons’

    TEHRAN- Iran is estimated to produce 14 million tons of wheat in the current Iranian calendar year (ends on March 20, 2021), IRNA quoted Esmaeil Esfandiari-Pour, the advisor to Agriculture Minister as saying on Sunday.

  • Golden land 2019-08-18 16:51

    Photo by: Maryam Rezaei

    Golden land

    Khodabandeh county is a fertile agricultural hub in cultivation of wheat and potatoes in Iran’s Zanjan province. Dryland farming accounts for some eighty percent of agriculture in the region. The county also supplies some 50% of wheat that is consumed in Zanjan.

  • wheat 2018-09-29 21:44

    10m tons of wheat to be purchased at guaranteed price this year: official

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, the head of Iran’s Budget and Planning Organization, said in a tweet that near 10 million tons of wheat are estimated to be purchased at guaranteed prices by the end of this year’s harvest season, 10 percent more than last year’s figure.