The primary steps to establish the first ETEMAD farms were taken in Anar-Rafsanjan in 1982. The farm includes 100 hectares’ of pistachio gardens with Akbari, Kaleghouchi and Ahmed aghaei varieties. In 1992, second farm was built near Rafsanjan in an area of 15 hectares. After that Kashan farm in Aranva Bidgol city in Esfahan was founded in an area of 100 hectares solely for Akbari pistatchio. Furthermore, one of the farmers received the honorary award of the best farmer of the year in the years 1992 and 1993 plus several provincial awards of the same titles in Isfahan and Kerman provinces. The complex also serves as a training center for farmers.