• A man fills his sacks with damask roses he picks on the outskirts of Kashan May 3, 2017. 2017-05-17 19:52

    Rosewater festivals take center stage in central Iran

    TEHRAN - Each spring rosewater distillation ceremonies, known as Golab-giri, take center stage in central Iran, drawing tens of thousands of visitors to the city of Kashan and its neighboring towns and villages from early May to mid-June.

  • cotton 2016-11-23 17:47

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    Farmers are harvesting cotton in Sabzevar, Khorasan Razavi province. The harvest season started in mid-October and will end in December. (Mizan/ Mohammad Heshmati)

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    The picture shows a woman from Khuzestan Province is harvesting dates. TASNIM/Mostafa Gholamnejad

  • barberry 2016-10-31 09:27

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    Farmers in the eastern province of South Khorasan have started harvesting their barberry products. South Khorasan accounts for the lion’s share of barberry production in the world. (IRNA/ Mojtaba Gorgi)

  • 12-1.jpg 2016-10-22 18:17

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    Farmers in Anbouh village, northern Gilan province, have harvested some 1,450 tons of pomegranate from 220 gardens stretching over 155 hectares of land. (Tehran Times/ Farhad Safari)

  • 12-1.jpg 2016-10-16 10:25

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    Farmers in Neishabur, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, are harvesting tomatoes. Some 1,250 hectares of lands in the region are under the cultivation of tomato, yielding some 46,250 tons of the crop annually. (IRNA/Morteza Aminoroayaei)

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    Farmers in central province of Yazd are harvesting pistachios. According to officials, each hectare of plantation yields around 1.4 tons of pistachio crop, 70% of which is exported. (IRIB/Mahmoud Yousefi)