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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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“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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NATIONAL MILK COUNCIL ANNOUNCES RAW MILK PRICE!

The National Milk Council (USK) announced that the raw milk support subsidy for the months of October, November and December was determined as 40 kurush (kuruş). National Milk Council (USK) Stating that the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has fixed the raw milk support subsidy as 40 kurush for October, …

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FAO: PRICE INDEX FOR FOOD COMMODITIES ROSE IN SEPTEMBER

Press release… 08 October 2020, Rome – The benchmark price index for food commodities rose in September, led by vegetable oils and cereals, according to a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 97.9 points during the month, up 2.1 percent from August …

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ALİ EROĞLU: RAW MILK PRICE IS NOT SUSTAINABLE

Press release… Speaking about the raw milk reference price announced by the National Milk Council (USK), Ali Eroğlu, President of the Central Council of the Turkish Veterinary Medical Association (TVHB), said, “According to the unconfirmed information we have received, an increase of 40-45 kurush (kuruş) is considered in the milk …

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“SUBSIDY PAYMENT SHOULD BE AT LEAST 1.5 TL FOR ‘WHITE GOLD’ COTTON”

Press release… Orhan Sarıbal, Republican People’s Party (CHP) Bursa Deputy and Chief Advisor to CHP Agricultural Policies and Agricultural Organizations, said at a press conference held at the Turkish Grand National Assembly for October 7, World Cotton Day, that cotton production in Turkey has decreased due to the wrong agricultural …

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“BE CAREFUL ABOUT LOCAL, NATURAL AND ORGANIC PRODUCTS!”

TESK President Bendevi Palandöken warned of the local, organic and natural products fraud. Turkey Tradesmen and Artisans Confederation (TESK) Chairman Bendevi Palandöken said, “Local products are advertised every step of the way on the internet. There are sellers who write ‘genuine’ to the fraudulent product and those who stick straw …

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“WE SHOULD MULL OVER R&D, INNOVATION AND BRANDING IN AGRICULTURE”

Press release… Chairwoman of İzmir Commodity Exchange Işınsu Kestelli said that Turkey is one of the most important countries in the world in terms of agricultural production potential. Kestelli said, “However we still have very important deficiencies in converting our production into foreign exchange earning activity by exporting. It is …

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“LET’S SAVE OUR FOOD!”

Press release… The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) highlighted the importance of the issue of ‘awareness’ at the international level on ‘Food Waste and Losses’ with an online event organized for the first time on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Because the problem is very current and …

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COTTON HARVEST TO BE CONTROLLED BY SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEM IN İZMİR REGION…

Press release… In order to increase the quality of cotton in Izmir, to decrease the loss, to provide a fast and effective control; cotton harvesters will now be controlled from the satellite. In order to ensure that the cotton in the field is harvested in a timely manner, with the …

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