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SUGAR PRICES TO BE FIXED FREELY WHILE BEET PRICES TO BE SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT…

The beet purchase price is agreed between the companies and the producers; Sugar sales prices will be freely determined by the companies. According to the regulation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the beet purchase price is agreed between the companies and the producers; Sugar sales prices will be …

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BERTAN BALÇIK: COTTON INDUSTRY FEELS UNEASY ABOUT THE COMMUNIQUE OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMERCE!

Press release… The fact that cotton exports have been put under registration with the Communiqué of the Ministry of Commerce caused uneasiness especially among the producers and traders. Although this communiqué does not mean that cotton exports will be banned or restricted in its current form, it is met with …

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TOBACCO EXPORTS DECREASE IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2021…

Tobacco exports decreased in the first quarter of 2021… Leaf tobacco and tobacco products exports decreased by 28 percent in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period of 2020. Exports of tobacco and tobacco products, which were 218 million dollars in the January – March period of …

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FEHMİ KİRAZ: OUR WHEAT YIELD ESTIMATE IS 17.5 MILLION TONNES

Fehmi Kiraz, Chairperson of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Engineers, stated that they have made their wheat yield estimate as 17.5 million tonnes this year due to the drought. Indicating that Central and Southeastern Anatolia regions, where wheat production is high, were greatly affected by the drought, Kiraz also noted …

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A SUSTAINABILITY WORKING GROUP ESTABLISHED IN LEAF TOBACCO…

Press release… A sustainability working group was established in leaf tobacco… A “Sustainability Working Group” was established within the Aegean Tobacco Exporters’ Association to ensure sustainability in exports of leaf tobacco, one of Turkey’s traditional export products. The Turkish Tobacco Industry has an important position for the Turkish economy in …

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FARMERS IN TEKİRDAĞ GROW CANOLA AS AN ALTERNATIVE CROP TO SUNFLOWER…

With the beginning of the summer season, canola fields spread across an area of 118,000 decares in the northwestern province of Tekirdağ have turned into vibrant hues of yellow with the blooming of flowers. Canola is a crop with plants from 1 to 1.5 meters tall that produce pods from which seeds are harvested …

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TURKEY REMOVES THE ANTI-DUMPING DUTY ON US COTTON…

On April 16, 2021, the Government of Turkey (GoT) removed the three percent anti-dumping duty onU.S. cotton. GoT imposed this duty on U.S. cotton imports in 2016 for five years after the conclusion oftheir anti-dumping investigation. Industry sources expect a slight increase in market share for U.S.cotton in the Turkish …

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“BEET HAS BECOME THE MOST PRODUCED VEGETABLE CROP IN TURKEY”

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli said that sugar beet production reached 23 million tonnes in 2020/2021 marketing year and beet was the most produced vegetable crop. Pakdemirli said, “Approximately 3.1 million tonnes of sugar was produced in the 2020/2021 marketing year, thus breaking an all-time record in beet …

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“ONION AND POTATO PRODUCERS ARE IN A TIGHT SPOT”

Press release… The high air temperatures last week in dried onions and potatoes decreased the storage life of the products and increased the waste rates. So our producers have no time or strength to wait. Increasing wastage also comes out of the producer’s pocket. Considering that the harvest dates of …

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ŞEMSİ BAYRAKTAR: WE SHOULD BUILD UP STOCKS OF STRATEGIC CROPS

Press release… Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Şemsi Bayraktar said that, in his written statement, staple crops, planted in dry lands across Turkey, like wheat, barley, canola and red lentil are on the verge of response due to the drought. Bayraktar said, “Wheat, barley and lentils alone cover …

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