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MAIZE HARVEST STARTS IN ADANA REGION…

Harvesting of maize, which was cultivated in February in Kozan district of Adana province, started. Harvesting of maize, one of the most important products of agriculture, has begun in the fertile lands of the Çukurova region. It is expected that 125 thousand tons of maize will be collected from an …

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“DRAGON FRUIT INCREASINGLY DRAWS ATTENTION IN MERSİN”

In Mersin, one of Turkey’s leading fresh fruit and vegetable production centres, dragon fruit catches 10 to 15 liras per unit just after being harvested. In addition to bananas and strawberries, many tropical fruits such as kiwi, avocado and mango are grown in the province and interest in dragon fruit …

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THIS YEAR 70 MILLION UNITS OF AVOCADO PRODUCTION EXPECTED…

Alanya (a district of Antalya province) Avocado Producers’ Association Chairman Hilmi Sevilgen said that they aimed to produce 70 million units avocado across Turkey in 2020. Hilmi Sevilgen said, “We will achieve the desired yield in avocados while the weather conditions might be as we wish.” Pointing out that they …

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HARVEST OF PASSIFLORA FRUIT STARTS IN ALANYA REGION…

In the Alanya district of Antalya, producers have started the harvest of a high income fruit named passiflora (passion fruit). Passiflora, whose homeland is South America, has reached commercial value by adapting to the climate in Alanya district. Producers started to sell the first harvest of passiflora to chain markets …

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“PRODUCERS SHOULD PICK THE HAZELNUT FROM THE GROUND”

Düzce Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Necdet Çiçek called on the producers to collect the hazelnuts, which are called “green gold”, from the ground, not from the branch, for quality increase. Çiçek stated that the harvest should be done after the hazelnut completes its ripening phase and that the …

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LICENSED WAREHOUSING TO BE A SOLUTION FOR APRICOT PRODUCERS…

Apricot planted areas as of years in Turkey is not seen much change despite experiencing a surge in production and yield quantities. Late spring frosts are accepted as the most important reason for these fluctuations. Apricot production areas increased to 1.3 million decares and production reached 847 thousand tons as …

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2.2 BILLION DOLLARS OBTAINED FROM HAZELNUT EXPORTS…

Turkey, the world’s biggest hazelnut supplier, had a bumper crop of revenues, earning 2.2 billion dollars from nut exports between last September and this July, a regional trade group said on Tuesday. Data from the Black Sea Hazelnut and Products Exporters’ Association (KFMİB) showed that the 11-month figure soared 44 …

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ENHANCING DRIED APRICOT QUALITY PROJECT IN THE PIPELINE…

Press release… “Enhancing Dried Apricot Quality Project” is supported by Dried Fruit and Products Exporters’ Associations Sector Board and Malatya Commodity Exchange in partnership with Aegean, Southeastern Anatolia and Istanbul Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Associations. Within the scope of the project carried out under the coordination of Malatya Apricot …

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“TARİŞ RAISIN IS PLEASED WITH THE INTERVENTION OF TMO”

Ali Rıza Türker, Chairman of the Board of Tariş Agricultural Sales Cooperatives Union, in his written statement, thanked President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli on behalf of Tariş stakeholders and producers owing to TMO’s (Turkish Grain Board) purchasing policies regarding raisin markets. Indicating that …

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TOMATO HARVESTING MACHINE TO DRAW MORE ATTENTION IN TORBALI…

Producers, who turned to tomato farming in Torbalı Plain, started to harvest with the machine. The tomato harvesting machine, which has been used in the district in recent years and preferred by many producers, has attracted great attention. Producers of Torbalı (a district of İzmir province) region said their work …

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