Iran eyes 200,000-ton rapeseed product by March
Tehran, Iran, June 28
By Mehdi Sepahvand –- Trend:
Iran hopes to produce some 200,000 tons of rapeseed in the current fiscal year (to end March 20), according to Deputy Minister of Agriculture Abdolmahdi Bakhshandeh.
He announced that in the current year the cultivation of rapeseed has tripled compared to the preceding year.
“In most farmlands across the country we have reaped five to six tons of rapeseed per hectare of land,” he noted.
Bakhshandeh underlined that so far this year 140,000 tons of rapeseed has been reaped.