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HARVEST OF ST. JOHN’S WORT BEGINS IN GÜMÜŞHANE…

Harvest of St. John’s Wort, which is the king of the herbs, has begun in Gümüşhane province… Harvest period of “St. John’s Wort” plant has begun which was tried for the first time in Gümüşhane in 15 decares and known as the king of the herbs. Within the scope of …

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FOÇA MUNICIPALITY WORKS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE…

Press release… Foça (a district of İzmir province) Municipality started to work on growing new agricultural products in the district. Some studies were carried out on the agricultural lands and islands owned by the Municipality of Foça with the technical support of Agricultural Engineer Dr. Mehmet Tutar from the Aegean …

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NEW TARGETS SET BY AEGEAN EXPORTERS FOR THYME PRODUCTION…

Press release… A target of 40 thousand tons in thyme production and 150 million dollars in exports has been determined Turkey, the world leader in production and exports of thyme, set a target of 40 thousand tons of production and 150 million dollars of exports while 60 million dollars of …

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“WE PLAN TO IMPROVE ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS IN BEYDAĞ”

Press release… Sahlep Harvest in Beydağ… Attracting attention with their alternative agricultural product trials in Beydağ (a district of İzmir province), District Mayor Feridun Yılmazlar participated in the harvest of the sahlep they planted on a land for trial purposes.Mayor of Beydağ Feridun Yılmazlar draws attention that he attaches to …

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Lavender farming, a new source of income as production grows

Lavender farming has been a good source of income in Turkey as production has seen steady growth over recent years. As its extracts are used in cosmetics, cleaning materials, health products and even in industry, its cultivation is currently carried out at 10,000 decares in Turkey as opposed to 8,700 …

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LAVENDER PRODUCTION SUPPORTS BOTH LOCAL ECONOMY AND TOURISM IN DENİZLİ…

Lavender has started to be harvested which has become widespread rapidly in Denizli in recent years… Lavender that used to be only 3-4 decares in 2015 and now exceeds 1000 decares, contributes to the economy both in terms of production and tourism. Lavender which is growing in a thousand decare …

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MASTIC GUM PRODUCTION PROJECT FROM SEVEN AMAZON OF URLA…

‘Chios’ (gum) attack from amazons of Urla… Urla Mayor Burak Oğuz, accepted Women’s Cooperative founded by seven women in the neighborhood of Gülbahçe (Urla, İzmir). After listening to the project of President Semra Yıldız and members of the cooperative, named “Mastic Gum Production”, “We will be trying to do our …

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MAYOR EKREM ORAN: GUM WILL DROP FROM ÇEŞME!

Gum drops from Çeşme! (literally means fountain, a county of Izmir) Çeşme Municipality has ambitious targets for ‘Gum Trees’. Gum harvest, grown only in Turkey and Chios island of Greece, arranged by Çeşme Municipality as to give the value of this unprecedented product that it deserves. After the opening speech, …

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DR. ADNAN TÜLEK: FARMERS SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO LAVENDER FARMING

“Lavender oil prices at international level varies between 70 and 120 euros.” Director of Thrace Agricultural Research Institute (TTAE) Dr. Adnan Tülek said that lavender oil is an important raw material of cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry, Tülek also stating, “Lavender oil’s international price varies from 70 to 120 euros per …

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