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Corn Production increasing in the Kurdistan Region

Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) farmers, who used to grow wheat, barley, vegetables and fruits, are now growing dozens of other crops, including corn. The Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) needs one million tons of corn annually and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Kurdistan Region Government (KRG) has paid attention to this product and plans to […]

Water Shortages: Iraq Bans planting of Rice, Corn

By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Water Resources has reportedly banned farmers from planting rice and corn, due to increasing shortages in the country. According to Reuters, Minister Hassan al-Janabi (pictured) has decided to prioritise drinking water, industry and the growing of vegetables. The Agriculture Ministry is said to be embarrassed about the decision, especially […]