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West Azarbaijan: Iran's Sugar Beet Production Hub

West Azarbaijan: Iran's Sugar Beet Production HubWest Azarbaijan: Iran's Sugar Beet Production Hub

A total of 1.9 million tons of sugar beet are estimated to be produced on over 34,000 hectares in West Azarbaijan Province this year, making it the biggest producer of the crop in Iran.
“In West Azarbaijan, a province with a cold climate, sugar beet is cultivated in spring and harvested in autumn. So far this year, 250,000 tons of the product worth 1.8 trillion rials [$5.7 million] have been purchased from local farmers,” Ali Eidi, agronomical affairs manager of West Azarbaijan Agricultural Organization, was quoted as saying by IRNA.

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