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September 26, 2020
bananas

Bananas: A future crop for North Korea?

There are signs that an increasing number of North Koreans are interested in the cultivation of bananas and other fruits and vegetables typically grown...
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Yanggang Province is in the midst of blueberry picking season

The blueberry picking season in Yanggang Province's Taehongdan, Baekam and Samjiyon counties began on Saturday, with local authorities in Baekam County mobilizing students for...
pine nuts forests

N. Korea tightens control over pine nut forests ahead of harvest season

Ahead of the start of the pine nut harvest season, North Korea’s Central Committee and the country’s Cabinet issued a joint order on Aug....
vegetables

N. Hamgyong Province faces potential shortage of vegetables following rains

Monsoon rains have led to growing concerns among locals in North Hamgyong Province about the upcoming fall harvest of vegetables, Daily NK has learned.  “Fields...
pests

Amid monsoon rains, N. Korean fruit orchards face severe damage from pests

Orchards in some parts of North Korea have been severely damaged by disease and pests due to monsoon rains that began from mid-July, Daily...
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Yanggang Province farmers ordered to collect more grass than usual

As part of broader efforts to relieve the country's chronic manure shortages, North Korean authorities in Yanggang Province have significantly increased the quota of...
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Cabbage farm supplying Pyongyang suffers from pests and disease

North Korean authorities recently conducted an investigation into a farm producing cabbage for Pyongyang denizens that suffered from poor crop yields due to pests...

Vinyl film theft at Kaesong farm leads to investigation

North Korean security officials are investigating an incident in Kaesong involving the theft of vinyl film from a collective farm, Daily NK has learned. “Four...
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N. Korea’s women are called on to support farming activities

North Korean authorities have recently begun to spread propaganda to members of the Socialist Women's Union of Korea (SWUK) that stress the need for...
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N. Korea’s farms still face agricultural supply shortages

Many North Korean collective farms unaffiliated with state agencies are facing shortages of fertilizer, insecticide and other agricultural supplies, Daily NK has learned. North Korean...

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