Seasonal event- Setsubun on February 3rd

Soybean has been used for not only being scattered on February 3rd but also be processed like Tofu, Natto, Miso, Soy sauce, and so on.

Who produce agricultural products for us?

More than 100 million people live here in Japan and the people are enjoying various kinds of food. We need to import agricultural products from other countries.

Labor aging especially in agriculture is serious problem

You can see how old are Japanese farmers. Average age of farmers is 66.8 year-old.

Land available for agriculture is limited

More then 70% of Japan's land is cupped mountains and hills area. Two thirds of the whole land is forest. Only one third is available for residence, agriculture and so on.

Agricultural GDP in Japan

What is the image of Japan? Cars and electrical appliances …? I guess that few people can image Japanese agriculture but we have agriculture and have developed Japanese traditional dishes like Sushi and Tempura. I try to explain Japanese agriculture with basic statistical data.
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