fruit, apples, farm, farming

Health problems plague a growing number of female farmers in N. Korea

An increasing number of female farmers in North Korea are unable to work due to health problems, Daily NK has learned. "When a farm in...
vegetables

N. Korea’s elite get the first taste of Kangdong General Greenhouse Farm’s vegetables

North Korea's government handed out vegetables from Kangdong General Greenhouse Farm to powerful national agencies before distributing them to Pyongyang residents, Daily NK has...
farm, pesticides

N. Hwanghae Province orders farms to spray pesticides at the right time

The North Hwanghae Province Agricultural Guidance Bureau recently sent a directive to farms urging them to spray pesticides on wheat and barley planted last...

N. Korean grain prices rise to same level as before last year’s harvest

Grain prices in North Korean markets have climbed across the board following the exhaustion of food stocks at state-run grain shops. According to Daily NK’s...

N. Korean farmers show mixed reactions to tractors gifted by Kim Jong Un

After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent tractors to towns and counties in Yanggang Province to boost potato production, there have been mixed...
tractor, farm, farming, farms, farmer, supplies, agricultural, rations, security

N. Korea cuts supply of rations to regional security bureaus by one-third

Following an announcement by the Ministry of State Security that rations to regional security bureaus would be cut by one-third this year, the Yanggang...
farmers work

North Korea faces serious fertilizer shortages – again

As North Koreans begin planting wheat and barley, the first crops of the year, the country is once again facing a severe fertilizer shortage....
fruit, apples, farm, farming

N. Hwanghae Province punishes officials for failing to properly care for apples

After investigating the failure of a quality control office in Hwangju County to properly store apples reserved for senior party officials, the party committee...
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N. Korea faces shortage of necessary supplies for agricultural production

North Korea has again made the expansion of agricultural production one of its main tasks for the year, but the authorities are unable to...
chicken, chickens, food, state-run shops

Pyongyangites thrilled about newly available chickens and eggs

Pyongyang residents are thrilled about the Kwangchon Chicken Farm chicken and eggs recently made available by their government, Daily NK has learned. Speaking on condition...

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