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TRITICALE PLANTING AREA EXPANDS IN SIVAS REGION…

Planting area expanded in Sivas, the seed centre of triticale… The cultivation area of ​​triticale seed, which is obtained from a hybrid of wheat and rye and grown as an alternative crop to fill the roughage deficit in Sivas province, has been expanded. Sivas Ulaş Agricultural Enterprise, affiliated to the …

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BRAZIL COULD BECOME SELF-SUFFICIENT IN WHEAT WITHIN 10 YEARS…

In a recent hearing in the Agriculture and Agrarian Reform Commission of the Brazilian Congress, researchers from Embrapa estimated that Brazil could become self sufficient in wheat production within 10 years by expanding wheat production into the cerrado regions of central and northeastern Brazil. Wheat is the only major crop …

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“HORMONES ARE NOT USED IN FARMED FISH!”

Professor Dr. Mehmet Gökoğlu, a lecturer of Akdeniz University (AU) Fisheries Faculty, said that they face some questions whether what people prefer to eat ‘Naturally grown fish or farm-raised fish’ or ‘Do farm fish have hormones?’ Dr. Gökoğlu said, “The majority of the feed used in farm fish is obtained …

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BLUE ECONOMY; OCEANS AS THE NEXT GREAT ECONOMIC FRONTIER

Forty percent of the world’s population live near coastal areas, more than 3 billion people utilize the oceans for their livelihood, and 80 percent of world trade is achieved using the seas. The oceans, seas and coastal areas contribute to food security and poverty eradication. And yet, the oceans are …

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BREAD PRICE PER KG NOT TO EXCEED 20 LIRAS!

The price of bread per kilo in Turkiye will not exceed 20 TL… Halil İbrahim Balcı, President of the Turkish Bakers’ Federation, said that the price of bread per kilo in Turkiye will not exceed 20 TL. The “Professional Evaluation and Consultation Meeting” was held in a private hotel in …

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BAYRAKTAR: APPLICATIONS TO THE FARMER REGISTRATION SYSTEM END ON JUNE 30!

Şemsi Bayraktar, President of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB), stated that the applications to the Farmer Registration System (ÇKS) will end on June 30 and said, “In order for our farmers to receive the support that contributes to their agricultural activities and to benefit from other advantages, all …

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DR. KUNDHAVI KADIRESAN; ACCELERATING ZERO HUNGER!

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MILLETS AND SORGHUM; FORGOTTEN FOODS FOR THE FUTURE

Millets and sorghum are grains that are nutrient-rich, drought-tolerant crops and can support communities around the world. The International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) estimates that more than 90 million people in Africa and Asia depend on millets in their diets, and 500 million people in more than 30 countries depend …

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FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE DISCUSSED IN ANTALYA WORKSHOP…

Press release… Workshop participants enriched their knowledge of aquaculture and visited private aquaculture farms and research institutions… 22 June 2022, Antalya, Türkiye – Fisheries and aquaculture have made significant contributions to livelihoods, employment, food security and nutrition for decades. In 2018, 52 percent of fish available for human consumption came from aquaculture. Aquaculture is …

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TAFLAN PICKLE, ORDU’S TRADITIONAL TASTE, RECEIVES GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION…

One of the indispensable tastes of Black Sea’s Ordu province, pickled taflan was given a geographical indication registration certificate. The application made to the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office with the title of “Geographical Indication and Traditional Product” for “Taflan Pickle” prepared by using water and salt from taflan fruit, …

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