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“Bumblebee” exports from Antalya to 25 countries…

Bumblebees, which started to be produced in Mediterranean province of Antalya, play a major role in fruit and vegetable cultivation without pesticides. In the first 3 months of the year, 85 thousand colonies and 110 thousand queen bumblebees were exported, generating more than 2 million euros. Exports were made to …

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Dr. Ender Yarsan: Highest honey production in Ordu, Adana, Muğla, Sivas and İzmir provinces

Ankara University Veterinary Faculty Dean Professor Dr. Ender Yarsan reported that the amount of honey production in 2023 is 114 thousand 886 tonnes. Dr. Ender Yarsan said that Türkiye has the largest flora in Europe with more than 10 thousand flowering plant species. Dr. Ender Yarsan “Approximately 3 thousand of …

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Organic honey production improves in Batman…

Organic honey production is becoming widespread with the support of the state… In Türkiye’s Southeastern province of Batman, 594 beehives with pollen traps with 70 percent grant were distributed to 66 beekeepers within the scope of efforts to ramp up organic honey production and popularise bee breeding. In order to …

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Türkiye reaches 115 thousand tonnes of honey production, ranking second after China!

Honey forests contribute to the national economy… As of the end of last year, the number of honey forests reached 794, creating an opportunity to host approximately 1 million hives. Türkiye’s honey production reached 115 thousand tonnes thanks to the support given to beekeeping activities and honey forests. In addition …

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Ziya Şahin: Bee products other than honey will also ‘energise’ the national economy

Ziya Şahin, Chair of the Central Union of Beekeepers of Türkiye (TAB), reported that apart from honey, about 7 thousand tonnes of beeswax, 4 tonnes of royal jelly, 400 tonnes of pollen, 10 tonnes of bee bread and 10 tonnes of propolis are produced in Türkiye. Ziya Şahin Ankara… Şahin …

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“The cost of a kilogram of honey to the producer is not less than 200 TL!”

Beekeepers in Mediterranean coastal province of Mersin, where honey production has started, draw attention to the products produced with glucose and aromatic substances, emphasised that the cost of real honey is 200 TL and that no product sold below 300 TL is honey and warned the citizens. Adem Kurt In …

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Yumaklı: Türkiye Beekeeping Map updated, accordingly we have 9.2 million hives

Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Yumaklı announced that Türkiye Beekeeping Map has been updated with 2023 data and new geographically labelled honeys and provinces producing breeder queen bees have been added. İbrahim Yumaklı Yumaklı stated that Türkiye Beekeeping Map has been updated with 2023 data and said, “According to the …

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One fourth of the world’s population is in Türkiye; this is how honey bees will be protected!

The semen collected from honey bees within the scope of the project carried out for 5 years in five provinces is kept in the Honey Bee Gene Bank of Black Sea province of Ordu’s Beekeeping Research Institute to be used in case of losses in bee breeds. Thanks to the …

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Dr. Nevzat Artık: Raw Milk Action Plan will boost the share of dairy exports

National Milk Council (USK) Research and Advisory Board Member Professor Dr. Nevzat Artık stated that the Raw Milk Action Plan carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will boost the share of dairy exports. Dr. Nevzat Artık Dr. Artık said that Türkiye is an important country in terms …

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Dr. Nuray Şahinler: Global climate change negatively affects bees!

It has been noted that due to the warm winter months caused by global climate change, bees do not hibernate, they physiologically age and mass colony losses occur because of the fact that they leave the hive and start working. Dr. Nuray Şahinler Professor Dr. Nuray Şahinler, Lecturer of Faculty …

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