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Sowing for buckwheat production starts in Ordu region…

In Türkiye, where only 2 thousand tonnes of the 40 thousand tonnes demand could be produced, buckwheat trial planting was carried out for the first time in Black Sea’s province of Ordu under the leadership of the Metropolitan Municipality in order to create an alternative source of income for the …

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Haluk Tezcan: Increase in wheat production will expand export markets

Haluk Tezcan, Head of Turkish Flour Industrialists’ Federation (TUSAF), said that the abundance of wheat production in Türkiye will mobilise the idle capacity and this will be beneficial in expanding the export markets and quantity. Haluk Tezcan Haluk Tezcan, who also evaluated the export figures in the first two months …

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FAO trims wheat forecast for 2024!

03/05/2024 Rome – The benchmark for world food commodity prices edged higher in April, as rising meat prices and modest upticks for vegetable oils and cereals more than offset decreases for sugar and dairy products, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported Friday. 2024 wheat forecast trimmed… FAO also …

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Global rice market stable but remains vulnerable to dry weather risk!

Global rice supplies have steadied following last year’s surge, but the market still faces exposure to potential dry weather risks induced by El Nino, according to a senior executive at commodity trader Louis Dreyfus Co. Rice prices in key Asian export hubs have eased in recent weeks after climbing last year …

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OMU developed an alfalfa variety that can grow in every region of Türkiye…

Ondokuz Mayıs University (OMU) Bafra Vocational School Department of Crop and Animal Production Faculty Member Professor Dr. Sebahattin Albayrak said that as a result of 13 years of work, they developed and registered the alfalfa variety ‘Albatur’ which can grow in every region of Türkiye. Professor Dr. Sebahattin Albayrak Albayrak …

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Alfa Seed developes a drought-resistant wheat…

Alfa (Tohum) Seed, which carries out breeding activities, especially in grainss, has produced a drought-resistant wheat variety. This wheat, which was developed and shows high yield capability in arid conditions, was named ‘Trend’. Alfa Seed R&D Breeding Department Manager Resul Engin announced that the white grain bread wheat variety developed …

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Ömer Celal Umur: Turkish tobacco soared by 30 percent in dollar terms; we should not lose our competitiveness

Press release… Ömer Celal Umur, Chairperson of Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association, stated that there are big increases in input costs in all agricultural products in Türkiye. Ömer Celal Umur “In recent years, we have had to export Turkish tobacco for 30 percent more on a dollar basis. This may lead …

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Ömer Celal Umur: Tobacco production in Russia and Ukraine may shift to Türkiye

Press release… Ömer Celal Umur, Chairman of the Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association, stated that there are hints that the Russia-Ukraine war in Türkiye’s close geography will have positive reflections on the country’s exports of tobacco products. Ömer Celal Umur Emphasizin that some of the productions in Russia and Ukraine may …

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First harvest starts in Adana; 300 thousand tonnes yield expected

Harvesting has started in Adana, where Türkiye’s earliest potatoes are grown… Early potato harvest started in Eastern Mediterranean province of Adana, one of the most important agricultural production centres of Türkiye. The workers who came to the fields from the early hours of the morning cleaned the potatoes from the …

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Türkiye’s first domestic sugar beet seed registered!

Two types of domestic and national sugar beet seeds produced within the scope of the project carried out in cooperation with Türkşeker, Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University and Kastamonu University were registered. Domestic beet seeds, the production of which has started, will meet with farmers next year. In recent years, …

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