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SUBSIDY TO CONTINUE ON GRAIN OLIVES…

Olive harvest has begun in Akhisar district of Manisa province which is one of the most important table olive and olive oil production centres across Turkey. Producers who collect their olives especially with traditional methods along with machines as well are troubled by the dry season. Subsidy to continue on …

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TARGET OF MANDARINE EXPORTS IS 400 MILLION DOLLARS…

Press release… One of Turkey’s traditional export products, indispensable during the autumn months, a vitamin C depot, a natural medicine against the flu and colds, the satsuma mandarins’ 2020/21 export season 2020/21 starts on Monday, October 19, 2020. Aegean Region’s satsuma yield increased by 25 percent… According to Aegean Fresh …

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“ZİRAAT BANK’S SHARE IN AGRICULTURAL LOANS INCREASED TO 65 PERCENT”

Ziraat Bank CEO and Member of the Board Hüseyin Aydın said that the agricultural loans balance, which was 18 billion TL at the end of 2012, reached 76 billion TL as of September 30, 2020 and that the share of agricultural loans in the sector increased to 65 percent. Aydın …

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SUBSIDY IN COTTON RISES BY 37.7 PERCENT!

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said that they increased the subsidy in seed cotton by 37.7 percent to 1.1 lira per kilogram. Pakdemirli said, “Turkey, with which it produces and exports high quality textile products is an influential country in the world.” Stating that Turkey is one of …

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DR. MURAT TÜRKEŞ: TURKEY IN THE MIDDLE OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change and global warming can lead to aggravated problems in Turkey as it is in the middle of it, with a likelihood of huge financial losses in the coming future, a prominent climate expert has warned. “For some time, winters in Turkey are tropical winters. We are living the effects of global …

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“13 MILLION SAPLINGS PLANTED IN THE ‘BREATH FOR THE FUTURE’ CAMPAIGN”

Millions are expected to turn up to plant saplings for November’s National Forestation Day, while Turkey plans to include other countries in efforts to expand its forests this year… The “Breath For the Future” campaign launched last year by the government will return on Nov. 11. Agriculture and Forestry Minister …

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WHEAT TAKES ON STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE AMID THE PANDEMIC…

Wheat took on greater strategic importance amid the pandemic, when countries focused on domestic consumption rather than foreign trade, and countries’ wheat stocks rose significantly. Trade relations and supply chains were affected by the protectionist policies that got stronger during the COVID-19 pandemic, which first appeared last December in China. …

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İDİL YİĞİTBAŞI: SAFE FOOD, SAFE FUTURE

Press release… Pınar Milk (Süt) Chairwoman İdil Yiğitbaşı emphasized the importance of sustainable agriculture and food on World Food Day. İdil Yiğitbaşı, Chairwoman of the Board of Pınar Süt, drew attention to the importance of sustainability and production on October 16 World Food Day, which is celebrated with the 75th …

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“HUNGER INCREASES ACROSS THE WORLD SINCE 2014”

October 15, 2020, Ankara Press release… Dr. Ayşegül Selışık, FAO Deputy Representative in Turkey, participated in the programme Gün Ortası, broadcast in KRT and presented by Tülin Daloğlu. In the broadcast held within the scope of World Food Day, the strong connection between food and peace was underscored, referring to …

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PRICE OF WORLD FAMOUS ANZER HONEY ANNOUNCED…

This year’s yield in renowned Anzer honey is at a level that meets the expectations of the producers. Two tonnes of honey, the results of which are positive, will be sold for one thousand lira per kg. 100 grams of pollen is 140 liras. Anzer honey price has been announced… …

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