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TÜRKŞEKER STARTS PURCHASING MAIZE AND SUNFLOWER…

TÜRKŞEKER (Turkey Sugar Factories) started purchasing maize and sunflower within the scope of contracted agriculture that it put into practice this year in the cereals and food sector as well as beet. According to the statement made by TÜRKŞEKER, it was reported that the company’s target in sugar production approached …

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VEGETABLE OIL INDUSTRIALISTS CALL FOR ‘STRATEGIC STOCK’

Tahir Büyükhelvacıgil, President of the Vegetable Oil Industrialists’ Association (BYSD), said, “The import-dependent vegetable oil sector is affected by the production yields and price fluctuations in the world markets. It is necessary to create a ‘strategic stock’ in oil seeds and derivatives by taking urgent measures. When the stock decreases, …

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KARADENİZBİRLİK DETERMINES THE PRE-PURCHASE PRICE OF SUNFLOWER AS 3.20 LIRAS…

Ünal Erarslan, Director General of KARADENİZBİRLİK, said that the Board of Directors of their Association made maximum effort in favour of the producer considering the current conditions and determined the pre-purchase price of sunflower as 3.20 liras. The Black Sea Oil Seeds Agricultural Sales Cooperatives Association (KARADENİZBİRLİK), headquartered in Samsun …

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“SUNFLOWER IMPORTS SHOULD BE BANNED!”

It is demanded that sunflower imports, in which there is a production inadequacy, should be banned and thus producers should be supported while avoiding 500 million dollars of import. Sunflower is one of the agricultural products in which Turkey has a production deficit. Despite the annual production of 2 million …

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SUNFLOWER HARVEST STARTS IN CEYLANPINAR AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE…

In Ceylanpınar Agricultural Enterprise, affiliated to the General Directorate of Agricultural Enterprises, sunflower is harvested on 57 thousand 963 decares of land. In Ceylanpınar Agricultural Enterprise, which is one of the largest agricultural enterprises in the world, a large number of products are grown from barley to wheat, from lentil …

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İZMİR PROVINCE LEADS THE MAIZE SILAGE CULTIVATION ACROSS TURKEY…

According to the 2019 Turkey Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT) data 5 million 7 thousand 507 decares of maize silage was made throughout the country. Izmir province, which covers 10.95 percent of the total area, took the first place in cultivation lands. Konya province follows Izmir with 7.62 percent and Balıkesir province …

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SUNFLOWER COUNTS DAYS TO HARVEST IN SAMSUN REGION…

Sunflower, which has an important place in edible oils and nuts production in Turkey, is counting days to harvest. Sunflower fields were painted yellow in July in Vezirköprü district of Samsun province, where many different agricultural products are grown. Harvest time of the mature sunflower has approached. Sunflower, which will …

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“MAIZE PRICES SHOULD BE AT LEAST 1.50 LIRAS”

Feyzullah Korkut, Chamber of Agricultural Engineers Head of Adana Branch, said that maize should be purchased from the producer at 1.50 TL for sustainability of the production due to the start of maize harvest. Emphasizing that maize is one of the scarce plants that has been cultivated for thousands of …

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MAIZE HARVEST STARTS IN ADANA REGION…

Harvesting of maize, which was cultivated in February in Kozan district of Adana province, started. Harvesting of maize, one of the most important products of agriculture, has begun in the fertile lands of the Çukurova region. It is expected that 125 thousand tons of maize will be collected from an …

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CULTIVATED ACREAGE IN SORGHUM GRAIN AND SORGHUM SILAGE INCREASES IN EUROPE…

The cultivated acreage in sorghum grain and sorghum silage are increasing in Europe. The choice of variety being a determining success factor, more and more farmers are turning to star-sorghum: the hybrids proposed by European seed companies. In order to meet the market needs, the acreage dedicated to seed production …

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