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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...

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...

Yanggang Province women’s union members asked to find new “arable” land

Members of the Socialist Women’s Union of Korea (SWUK) in Yanggang Province have recently been tasked with finding new arable land. A Daily NK...

Chagang Province begins efforts to “resolve” local food shortages

Following an order by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "resolve" food shortages nationwide, Chagang Province officials have begun constructing large-scale irrigation facilities...

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...

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...

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...

Video shows N. Korean soldiers working during break period

Daily NK recently acquired a video showing six North Korean soldiers working during a designated afternoon rest period at a farm near a military...

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...

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