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May 29, 2020

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Kim Jong Un tightens control over military-run farmland

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently issued an order to the military to review the status of farmland it manages and for the...

N. Korea tackles corruption involving “experimental fields”

North Korean authorities recently instructed farm and agricultural management committees across the country to eradicate “illegal and corrupt activities” involving “experimental fields” located on...

Low yield this year in N. Korea’s main grain-producing region

The yield from this year’s rice grain harvest in South Pyongan Province, North Korea’s main grain-producing region, turned out lower than in the previous...

New North Korean agricultural system yields promising results

An agricultural system recently implemented in select areas of North Korea has experienced success among some farms in Ryanggang Province, Daily NK sources have...

North Korea prioritizes families with dependents in potato handouts

North Korean households in Ryanggang Province with dependents will be given priority to receive potatoes harvested in the province this year, Daily NK learned...

North Korean soldiers plunder civilian farmland

North Koreans with private plots of farmland are facing increased instances of theft by soldiers charged with harvesting food for military bases, Daily NK...

Farmer facing six months in labor camp for theft

A farmer in Paekam County, Ryanggang Province, has been sentenced to six months of forced labor after stealing unripened potatoes and barley, Daily NK...

Teenager fights pine nut farm guards, killing one 

After entering a pine nut farm illegally, a teenager in Ryanggang Province defended himself from the farm’s guards with a knife, causing one fatality...

Typhoon Lingling ravages North Korea’s breadbasket

North Korea's Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday that Typhoon Lingling caused five deaths and submerged farmland throughout the country. The news agency...

Disheartened North Korean officials label this year’s harvest ‘dead in the...

As North Korea continues to reel from an unprecedented heat wave, the authorities are conducting a nationwide assessment of the damage that has been...

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