The domestic purchase volume of Iranian wheat has reached 5.3 million tons
By: Date: 2022-07-20 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
Maher news agency reported on July 18 that the Deputy Minister of agriculture of Iran said that the Iranian government had purchased 5.3 million tons of wheat from farmers this year, an increase of 1.35 million tons over last year. Considering that 34%of the wheat planting areas have not yet entered the harvest season, it is expected that the annual purchase volume will exceed 6.5 million tons. The official pointed out that this year’s barley production is expected to increase by 1million tons compared with last year, and the output of feed corn will reach 15.5 million tons, which is conducive to the development of animal husbandry. The official also called on the government to increase support for the production of fertilizers such as nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.