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June 23, 2021
Taedong pigs african swine fever

N. Korean authorities check to ensure livestock farms are following veterinary quarantine measures

North Korean authorities are reportedly conducting an audit to check and register whether livestock farms, livestock units, and households around the country are raising...
A tractor on a farm in North Korea

North Korea forcibly collects money from ordinary people to purchase agricultural equipment, including tractors

North Korea is in the midst of providing support to rural areas as the country heads into its busy farming season. North Korean authorities,...
working cows

South Pyongan Province witnesses widespread deaths of working cows over past month

There has been an increase in the deaths of working cows in North Korea, which has led to a prevalence of cattle theft from...

Sunchon fertilizer plant construction managers and workers punished for “shoddy construction”

North Korean authorities have recently punished construction workers and managers who had been tasked with the construction of the Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Plant, Daily...

Onsong tobacco farm decides to hand over some farmland to farmers

While discussing ways to produce tangible results this year at the 4.25 Tobacco Farm (Onsong, North Hamgyong Province), which had suffered unprecedented financial difficulties...
A farmer in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea uses oxen to work the land. tobacco

Recent North Korean soil survey finds that acidification is still a serious problem

North Korea reportedly suffers from serious soil acidification. The country's authorities are pushing the production of organic fertilizer that can neutralize soil acidity, but...

North Korea’s emphasis to its people at the start of the year: manure

To herald the new year, the North Korean authorities gave people their first assignment: the “manure battle.” A source told Daily NK that this...
farmers work

Prisoners at the end of their terms in Chagang Province sent to farms in...

North Korea has been sending prisoners released from correctional labor camps in Chagang Province after June of last year to agricultural villages outside the...
Potato farming field

Younger researchers are pushing forward North Korea’s “seed revolution”

North Korean authorities are switching out older generation researchers for new ones to push forward the country's "seed revolution," Daily NK has learned. "Starting two...
Potato farming field

Individual field responsibility system considered a success in Yanggang Province

Farmers in Yanggang Province are responding positively to the introduction of the Individual Field Responsibility System at several collective farms as it has led...

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