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Pistachios: Iranian farmers start harvesting

August 19, 2021 at 10:42 AM , Der AUDITOR
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TEHRAN. In some Iranian provinces, the pistachio farmers have already started harvesting, in other regions the harvest process is about to begin. Prices remained stable on the domestic market, but the exchange rate caused some deviations.

Kerman's farmers about to start harvesting

The pistachio harvest has begun in parts of Iran, and will start in the city of Rafsanjan in Kerman province in the next few days. Last year, more than 80,000 ha of pistachios were harvested in Rafsanjan, with a yield of 65,000 mt. This year, due to drought, lack of rainfall and the fact that it is an off-year, production is expected to be down by 40-50% compared to last year. Due to the dry and warm weather, producers in Khushab the province of Razavi Khorasan were able to start the harvesting process e

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