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WHEAT HARVEST EXPECTED AT 20,75 MILLION TONNES!

Press release… Wheat Harvest Estimate of UHK 20,75 Million Tonnes… The second estimation of the Turkish wheat yield of the National Grain Council (UHK) has been announced. According to the Wheat Production Yield Forecast and Evaluation Report of the Council of 2022-23 (1 October 2022-30 April 2023) published on 10 …

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INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS MEET IN TURKIYE TO COMBAT THE THREAT OF WHEAT RUST DISEASES…

Press release… Regional cooperation and strong national monitoring and management are essential for the prevention and control of wheat rust diseases, which threaten the most widely grown crop in the world… 10 May 2023, Izmir, Türkiye – In order to assess the growing threat posed by wheat rust diseases to regional …

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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF MILLETS, 2023!

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FAO: MILLET PRODUCTION COULD BE A SOLUTION TO FOOD CRISIS!

UN considers millet production as a solution to food crisis… The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) drew attention to the need for the world to focus on millet agriculture within the framework of the search for a solution to the drought and food crisis in the world. …

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WHEAT PRICES ON RISE AFTER RUSSIAN WITHDRAWAL FROM GRAIN DEAL!

Price surge comes after Russia suspends participation in deal, blaming Ukraine for attacks on Black Sea Fleet… Wheat prices gained ground after Russia announced its withdrawal from the Black Sea grain deal, fueling concerns on global supply. Chicago wheat futures surged 5.99% to a two-week high of $8.78 on Monday. …

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BETTER COTTON FIELD STORIES…

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GUTERRES: WE ARE DEEPLY CONCERNED ABOUT RUSSIA’S WITHDRAWAL FROM GRAIN DEAL!

The United Nations, Türkiye and Ukraine pressed ahead to implement the Black Sea grain deal and agreed on a transit plan for Monday for 16 vessels to move forward, despite Russia’s withdrawal from the pact that has allowed the export of Ukrainian agricultural products to world markets. Antonio Guterres Russia, …

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COTTON HARVEST STARTS IN IZMIR’S BAKIRCAY PLAIN!

In Izmir’s Bakırçay Plain, one of Türkiye’s most fertile agricultural areas, the cotton harvest, known as “white gold”, has begun. This year, the cotton harvest in Kınık region is expected to be at least 22 thousand tonnes. The land, which started to be prepared in April with great effort and …

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OVER 1 MILLION TONNES OF BEET HARVEST EXPECTED IN SIVAS REGION!

Record production in beet after wheat: It will be over 1 million tonnes! Following the record production in wheat in Türkiye’s Central Anatolian province Sivas, a record production is also expected in sugar beet. Sivas Governor Yılmaz Şimşek said that the yield in beet production could be over 1 million …

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BARLEY PRODUCTION TO BE AROUND 8.1 MILLION TONNES…

Özkan Taşpınar, president of the National Grain Council, told daily Hürriyet that Türkiye’s barley production will be around 8.1 million tonnes this year, while its need is 8.5 million tonnes. “I think the Turkish Grain Board (TMO) decided to import to complete the consumption amount,” he said. “Corn, barley and …

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