Economy, Domestic Economy

Barley Cultivation to Increase

Barley Cultivation to IncreaseBarley Cultivation to Increase

It is barley planting season and the Agriculture Ministry is planning to increase the area under cultivation of the crop by 50,000 hectares to 1.75 million hectares this year, says Kaveh Khaksar, an advisor to agriculture minister. According to Khaksar, about 3.8 million tons of barley, accounting for about 80% of the domestic demand, were produced in Iran in the last crop year, Mehr News Agency reported.


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