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July 12, 2020

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Ryanggang Province is in the midst of berry-picking season

Despite COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, an increasing number of North Koreans in Ryanggang Province is picking berries on nearby mountains, Daily NK has learned.  “Members...

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...

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...

N. Korea’s collective farms face difficulties obtaining needed supplies

As the North Korean planting season has begun in earnest, some collective farms in the country are facing difficulties acquiring agriculture supplies due to...

Collective farm in Ryanggang Province comes under scrutiny

Farm managers at a collective farm in Taehongdan County, Ryanggang Province, are being investigated for their involvement in a corruption scandal, Daily NK has...

Sunchon fertilizer factory event hastily put together, source reports

The Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory completion ceremony attended by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was quickly put together two days before the actual...

Disease control efforts are impacting compost production, sources

Daily NK sources have reported that North Korea’s efforts aimed at combating the spread of COVID-19 have begun to impact compost production this year.  North...

N. Korean farms failing to repay loans face backlash from creditors

Collective farm work units in North Hamgyong Province are being hounded by creditors after failing to pay back loans they used to buy needed...

N. Korean farmers increasingly renting out idle land

Farms in the mountainous inland areas of South Pyongan Province are increasingly renting out idle land left unused because of farm worker shortages, Daily...

N. Korea presses for unrealistic increases in farm production

Amid North Korea’s calls for increased food production following the designation of agriculture as the “major point of attack” at the 5th Plenary Meeting...

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