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A FARM INSIDE A CONTAINER!

Turkish group of companies has designed a container farming system that enables the cultivation of all kinds of crops, regardless of climate and weather or amount of daylight, amid growing concerns over the course of climate change-related uncertainties. The container plant factory is equipped with systems that have all been …

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ENERGY CRISIS IN EUROPE HITS FERTILIZER PRODUCTION!

Rise in gas and power prices leads to fear of shortages in agriculture sector due to lower fertilizer production… Market experts expect fertilizer shortages in Europe due to a halt in production on the heels of natural gas price increases. European countries are struggling with rapidly rising natural gas and …

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FAMINE LOOMS IN THE HORN OF AFRICA!

Press release…. Rising conflict, weather extremes, and economic instability aggravated by the lingering impacts of COVID-19 and the ripple effects of the war in Ukraine are among the key drivers… Rome – The number of people facing acute food insecurity worldwide is expected to continue to rise precipitously, as the food …

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AGRICULTURAL INPUT PRICES UP 133 PERCENT YEAR-ON-YEAR!

Input prices in the agriculture sector rose by 133.4 percent year-on-year in July, easing from 135 percent in the previous month. The sub-index for the cost of goods and services, which increased 8.3 percent in June, advanced 0.71 percent month-month, for an annual rise of 142 percent, while the monthly …

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“MANGO PRODUCERS CAN EARN 500 THOUSAND LIRAS PER DECAR!”

Alanya, a district of Türkiye’s Mediterranean coast province Antalya, Chamber of Agriculture Chairperson Tahir Göktepe said that there is a significant potential in Türkiye in terms of tropical fruit production and that mango producers can earn 500 thousand liras per decare (dönüm). Tahir Göktepe Göktepe said, “Currently, the production cost …

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FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE IS LESS INPUT AND MORE DIGITAL!

The incorporation of innovation and technology in agriculture is the path to the future, the Argentinian INTA (National Agricultural Technology Institute) demonstrated at the CREA 2022 Congress, which has special coverage by AgroPages in Buenos Aires. According to INTA, having an AgTech program contributes to reducing the technological gap and …

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HALIL KOZAN: ENERGY CRISIS TURNS ROUTES TO TURKIYE IN THE AGRICULTURAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Energy crisis turns routes to Turkey in the agricultural supply chain As the energy crisis, which started with the Ukraine-Russia war, affected Europe deeply, both Russian and European agricultural producers turned their attention to Turkish agricultural producers in the supply chain. Halil Kozan Halil Kozan, Chairman of the Board of …

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“INDIA IS ON ITS JOURNEY TO BECOME NUMBER ONE IN THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR IN THE WORLD”

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar addressed the AgriTech Summit here on September 15. In his address, Mr. Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government is working continuously for betterment of small farmers of the country. Many important schemes are being implemented in this direction, …

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GUTERRES: WORLD FARMERS NEED RUSSIAN FERTILIZER AMID MARKET CRUNCH!

The secretary-general of the United Nations highlighted the importance of access to Russian fertilizers and cooperation with Türkiye in this regard amid an ongoing fertilizer market crunch. Antonio Guterres spoke with Anadolu Agency (AA) ahead of the high-profile U.N. General Assembly (UNGA) beginning on Sept. 20 at U.N. headquarters in …

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LET’S GET TO KNOW HAZELNUT FARMING!

When Are Hazelnuts Collected? Which Month/Season Is The Hazelnut Harvest Time? Hazelnut is one of the most consumed nuts in Türkiye. It grows mostly in the Black Sea Region of the country and there are many questions about growing hazelnuts in the minds of growers. Some of these questions are …

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