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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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COTTON LONGS FOR THE DAYS WHEN USED TO BE ‘WHITE GOLD’…

Press release… Stakeholders of the textile and apparel industry, having produced value added over 60 billion dollars in 2019, are not happy with the implemented policies related to cotton as the main raw material of these sectors. Across the Anatolia, which is an ancient cotton geography, 43 percent of the …

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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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GREAT COLLABORATION FOR ‘WHITE GOLD’ COTTON!

Press release… Industry representatives come together for the future of cotton… Dr. Mehmet Hasdemir The National Cotton Council (UPK), İzmir Commodity Exchange, Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB), Söke Commodity Exchange, Aegean Clothing Manufacturers’ Association (EGSD) and Association of Better Cotton Practices (IPUD) will share the steps to be taken with the …

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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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COTTON HARVEST STARTS IN AMİK PLAIN OF HATAY PROVINCE…

Amik Plain of Hatay province, one of the most important centres of agricultural production, has the first harvest of cotton planted in more than 300 thousand hectares area. AK Party Hatay Deputy Hüseyin Yayman, Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Ergün Çolakoğlu and farmers participated in the harvest carried out …

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“TO GENERALIZE THE SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION IN COTTON IS INEVITABLE”

Today, there is no area left where we do not feel the impact of transition to sustainable production models. Another part of the issue is that change is due to necessity. It is now clear to everyone that the global economy cannot survive with the increasingly uncontrolled consumption model in …

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“WE SHOULD USE KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE WHEAT”

Akdeniz University Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Field Crops Lecturer Professor Dr. Taner Akar, said that agriculture has become a sector based on knowledge and technology. Dr. Akar said, “We must use knowledge and technology to improve the yield and quality of wheat.” In cooperation with Antalya Commodity Exchange (ATB) …

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TURKEY: COTTON AND PRODUCTS UPDATE

The Turkish cotton crop for marketing year (MY) 2020/21 is now estimated at 350,000 hectares and 615,000 metric tonnes (MT) (2.825 million bales). Low yields, unattractive cotton prices, inflated costs, uncertainty created by COVID-19 and better returns from alternative crops in addition to not enough subsidies from Goverment of Turkey …

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TURKISH TOBACCO EXPORTS REACH 426 MILLION DOLLARS IN THE FIRST HALF…

Press release… Ömer Celal Umur, Chairman of Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association, made a written assesment for the first half of 2020. Ömer Celal Umur said that tobacco, as one of Turkey’s traditional export products and produced in different regions across the country, is also an agricultural product which maintains a …

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