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DR. MELTEM ONAY WRITES; DIGITALIZATION OF SMALL FAMILY FARMS

On the one hand, hunger, nutritional deficiencies and future anxiety in food security, on the other hand, agriculture comes to the fore again in a period of waste and future anxiety is discussed.An increasingly healthy and balanced diet anxiety in the world brings with it the search for a faster …

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TURKEY’S SOLAR ENERGY CAPACITY IS 6000 MEGAWATTS…

With its 22 million square meters of solar panels across the country, Turkey saves itself $200 million a year on energy costs, according to the Turkish energy minister. As a result of such widespread use, Turkey trails only China and the United States in using solar panels to heat water, Energy and Natural Resources …

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LICENSED WAREHOUSING TO BE A SOLUTION FOR APRICOT PRODUCERS…

Apricot planted areas as of years in Turkey is not seen much change despite experiencing a surge in production and yield quantities. Late spring frosts are accepted as the most important reason for these fluctuations. Apricot production areas increased to 1.3 million decares and production reached 847 thousand tons as …

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GAP REGION TO BE A FOOD BASE…

Southeastern provinces, covered by irrigation projects carried out within Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP), is moving with firm steps towards becoming Turkey’s food base. The resources owned by the Southeastern Anatolia Region are evaluated within the scope of GAP and used to increase the income levels and quality of life of …

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DRONES HELP GROWERS REDUCE 100 MILLION POUNDS OILSEED LOSSES…

The latest drone technology could give growers the edge against a major disease that causes £100m (USD130m) of winter oil seed rape losses each year. An app that uses high resolution, leaf level images can help farmers spot the signs of Phoma and stem canker faster, which could reduce losses …

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“TURKISH SEED COMPANIES CAN TURN NEIGHBOURS’ LIMITED R&D INVESTMENTS INTO OPPORTUNITIES”

Every country has to increase its yield per unit area due to its increasing population, increasing annual calorie requirement per capita, shrinking planting areas and global warming. Factors such as seed, fertilizer, water and agrochemicals are critical in increasing yield in crop production. Of these, seed comes first in terms …

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LOW YIELD IN HAZELNUTS REDUCES PROFITS…

Turkish Grain Board (TMO) stated in its report that the low level of productivity in Turkey also has a negative impact on profitability The Hazelnut Sector Report prepared by the institution included problems in the sector and solution suggestions. In order to obtain more and higher quality products from the …

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İZLADAŞ BEARS AWAY THE BELL!

Press release… İZLADAŞ Laboratory, R&D and Consultancy Services Inc., established with 100 percent capital of Izmir Commodity Exchange and started operations in 2014, continues to prove being the best cotton fiber analysis laboratory in the world. İZLADAŞ started to operate on December 31, 2014 by obtaining an authorized classifier license …

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HALİL KOZAN: WE OBSERVE AN INCREASING DEMAND TO INDOOR FARMING

Halil Kozan, President of the Greenhouse Construction, Equipment and Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (SERKONDER), who stated that they are observing that the interest in agriculture in the indoor area has increased significantly during the pandemic process, said, “Modern greenhouse was built using today’s technology and based on parameters suitable …

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TOMATO HARVESTING MACHINE TO DRAW MORE ATTENTION IN TORBALI…

Producers, who turned to tomato farming in Torbalı Plain, started to harvest with the machine. The tomato harvesting machine, which has been used in the district in recent years and preferred by many producers, has attracted great attention. Producers of Torbalı (a district of İzmir province) region said their work …

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