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Artificial intelligence and digitalisation to improve productivity, food safety and exports in Turkish agriculture and prevent food losses…

Press release… Turkish farmers have been producing in Anatolian lands for thousands of years and Turkish exporters deliver the flavours of Anatolia to all corners of the world. Dairy products Türkiye will improve its productivity with the opportunities offered by artificial intelligence and digitalisation, and will maintain its position as …

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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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Next-generation farming, sowing the seeds of data-driven agritech success…

From seeds to satellites, agriculture has come a very long way. Today’s farms increasingly deploy drone technology, 5G mobility, and soil monitoring solutions from the deep tech sector. Farmers are adapting to AI as the agrifood and tech sectors blend ripe innovations. [Shutterstock] Farmers are adapting to AI as the …

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Turkish fruit, vegetable and products exporters to be on the world stage in Izmir…

Press release… Aegean exporters, who exported fresh, dried, frozen and canned fruits and brought 2.4 billion dollars of foreign currency to Türkiye in the last 1-year period, boosted their target with the arrival of Interfresh Eurasia Fair in Izmir. Fruit exporters have increased their export targets for 2028 to 3.5 …

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Leadership in flour exports now being transferred to machine production…

The Turkish flour industry, which is preparing to carry the export leadership it has achieved in the global market in the last 10 years to machinery production, aims to overtake China and become the leader in this field. On the flour side, the sector, which expects wheat production to surge, …

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OMU developed an alfalfa variety that can grow in every region of Türkiye…

Ondokuz Mayıs University (OMU) Bafra Vocational School Department of Crop and Animal Production Faculty Member Professor Dr. Sebahattin Albayrak said that as a result of 13 years of work, they developed and registered the alfalfa variety ‘Albatur’ which can grow in every region of Türkiye. Professor Dr. Sebahattin Albayrak Albayrak …

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Alfa Seed developes a drought-resistant wheat…

Alfa (Tohum) Seed, which carries out breeding activities, especially in grainss, has produced a drought-resistant wheat variety. This wheat, which was developed and shows high yield capability in arid conditions, was named ‘Trend’. Alfa Seed R&D Breeding Department Manager Resul Engin announced that the white grain bread wheat variety developed …

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Flour from olive waste could revolutionise the industry!

When producing olive oil, only 15 per cent of the olives are used. But according to PhenOlives, an Israeli start-up, it is possible to utilise the remaining 85% with the right technology… Len Pader Olive oil is a huge sector, with more than three million metric tonnes produced each year. …

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Digital investments in agriculture surpass 1 billion dollars…

A digital transformation is taking place in agriculture. In Türkiye, which plays a pioneering role in digital agricultural technologies , agricultural digital investments surpassed 1 billion dollars. Thanks to investments such as sensors and smart agricultural machinery, a 20 per cent increase in agricultural yield was achieved. Up to 70 …

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Gürdoğan: We should be able to process and export salmon as semi-finished products

Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan, Vice President of the Eastern Black Sea Exporters’ Association (DKİB), said that a new sector could be started in salmon. Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan Gürdoğan said, “We send salmon as semi-finished products, that is, in other forms such as fillets. Türkiye should create its own brand and send …

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