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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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METİN KARAGÖL: WE BROUGHT TOGETHER FIRST COTTON SEEDS WITH THE SOIL IN MENEMEN

First cotton seed was brought together with soil in Menemen Plain of İzmir… Menemen Plain of Izmir, one of Turkey’s major production cotton centres, first cotton seeds of the season met with the soil. Meanwhile being exempt from curfew, farmers continue to produce. One of Turkey’s major cotton production centres, …

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PAKDEMİRLİ DECLARES THE PURCHASE PRICE OF OILY SUNFLOWER…

Agriculture and Forestry Minister Dr. Bekir Pakdemirli announced that 2019-2020 production season sunflower purchase price has been determined as 2 thousand 500 liras per ton. Pakdemirli, in his written statement, declared the purchase price of sunflower production season 2019-2020. Pakdemirli pointed out that oily sunflower has a share of 75-80 …

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BERTAN BALÇIK: 40 PERCENT RISE OF COSTS THREATEN THE FUTURE OF COTTON

Press release… Current information obtained by the Farmer Registration System (ÇKS), it is estimated that 590 thousand hectares of cotton have been planted this season… Accordingly, cotton cultivation areas increased by 14 percent compared to last season (TurkStat 2018 Planted Area data: 518 thousand hectares). This year, during the cotton …

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CORN HARVEST APPROACHES IN ADANA WHILE SOME FARMERS PREFER SUNFLOWER…

Corn harvest in Adana where it’s produced about 18 per cent of 6 million tons total production in Turkey, is approaching… However according to Cahit İncefikir, Chairman of Seyhan Chamber of Agriculture, due to high input costs of farmers who have partly turned to sunflower, corn production decreased. Meanwhile in …

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