Since the beginning of the harvest season, until May 5th of this year, 830 thousand and 95 tons, surplus on the needs of farmers, have been purchased on a guaranteed basis. According to a report from the information center of the ministry of Jihad- Agriculture, and based on the information received from the Center for Information and Communication Technology, this amount has grown 34 percent, compared to the same period of last year.
The value of wheat purchased from farmers was one thousand and 446 billion toman, which more than 1,249 billion toman was already paid to the farmers so far, for the price of this product.
Based on this report, guarantee purchase of wheat, surplus on the needs of farmers, is in progress in 9 provinces as follows: Ilam, Bushehr, Khuzestan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Fars, Kerman, Kohgiluyeh and Boyerahmad and Hormozgan.
The provinces of Khuzestan, with 630 thousand tons, Bushehr, with 83 thousand tons, and Kerman, with 48 thousand tons, ranked top three in wheat purchases ever since.