Agriculture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Agriculture in Saudi Arabia has been greatly improved over the past decades. Although the Saudi deserts form a large part of the area, but there are many areas that represent climate and fertile ground for planting. In this process, the government has been contributed by converting large areas of the desert into farm fields through the implementation of major irrigation projects and the adoption of this mechanism on a large scale, with the development of agriculture in Saudi Arabia, adding that previously arid regions to the inventory of arable land. Agriculture has been based in limited areas in the Kingdom the most famous are al Jauf Tabuk, Buraydah and Al-Ahsa and Qatif and Asir and Jazan, Medina and other areas. Agriculture in Saudi Arabia at present focus on self-sufficiency, as well as the export of wheat, dates, dairy products, eggs, fish, poultry, fruits, vegetables and flowers to markets all over the world.

Modern farming techniques used in the Saudi Arabia

The idea of using modern technologies in the field of agriculture has succeeded in recent years in achieving self-sufficiency of the Saudi Arabia for a number of agricultural products, which was forced to import them from abroad at high cost in years ago. The cultivation of vegetables in the Saudi Arabia has developed dramatically and there was a general trend for all individuals and companies to get the latest technology, both in the field of cultivation of plants or pest control and fertilizer, at the same time the kingdom has strict regulations on the import special pest control materials in order to bring safe material which do not constitute the slightest damage to human health.