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Iwate Agricultural Research Center

岩手県農業研究センター, イワテケンノウギョウケンキュウセンター
Representive : Director General, OHTA Yoshinobu
Establishment year: 1997
Address: 20-1 Narita, Kitakami-shi, Iwate 024-0003 Japan
Telephone number: +81-197-68-2331
FAX number: +81-197-68-2361
Number of employees: 217
Organization/Research department name (7):
  • Planning,Management & Information Section
  • Crops & Techniques Department
  • Horticulture & Upland cropping Department
  • Agricultural Environment Department
  • Disease & Pest Control Department
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Subordinate facility name  (9):
  • Genetic resources cooling laboratory,
  • Environment control green house,
  • Initial-generation culturing green house,
  • Free Stall cattle house, Clean pig breeding
  • institution, Near infrared rays automatic fruit
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History (14):
  • 1898
    Stallion Farm established in Morioka(later Breeding Stock Farm)
  • 1901
    Farming Testing Center established in Morioka(later Agricultural Testing Center)
  • 1913
    Silkworm Breeding Farm established in Mizusawa (later Sericulture Testing Center)
  • 1919
    Farming Testing Center-Tanko Branch established in Esashi(later Agricultural Testing Center-South Branch, then Quality Rice Breeding & Cultivation Research Section)
  • 1927
    Poultry Breeding Farm established in Tamayama
Business overview:
In order to construct an agriculture with posibilities
for sustained development and able to repond to the
new international environment, and making to most of
it's specific lacation Iwate must concentrate on the
development of research ahead of its time.
-Aggressive use of biotechnology and other such
technologies, in order to improve livestock
quality and to develop high quality, marketable
local products.
-Research and development of extremely low
labour-intensive and low cost production and
management techniques, in order to comete
-Research and development of revolutionary production
techniques using cutting-edge automation and systems
-Research into sustainable production and management
techniques wich make use of ecosystems and take into
account environmental conservation.
-Development of processing techniques for high prices,
marketable agricultural products reflecting the
locality, as well as research and development of
tactics for the profitable distribution of such
-Research and development of ways to revitalise
mountain areas using the resources available in
farming communities in such areas.
-Research and development of a foundation of
comprehensive maintenance and management methods
for rural areas, taking into account the development
and improvement of methods of evaluation of the
multi-faceted functions of rural areas.
-Development of the various management systems
needed for sales, administration, breeding and
cultivation using comprehensive agricultural
information systems.
  • 2002: \ 2,536 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 2,747 (Million)
  • 2000: \ 3,146 (Million)
  • 1999: \ 2,865 (Million)
Branch Organization  (2):
  • Kenhoku Nougyou Kenkyusho
  • Chikusan Kenkyusho

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