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‘CROW DETERRENT’ PROTECTS CROPS FROM BIRDS IN IĞDIR REGION!

With the start of the cherry harvest season in Iğdır in Eastern Anatolia, farmers are protecting their crops from crows and other bird species with a solar-powered machine they call the “crow deterrent,” (karga savar in Turkish). The mechanism works with solar energy and can be set to work on …

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“A FARM TO FORK STRATEGY CAN BE ACHIEVED WITH THE COOPERATION OF ALL STAKEHOLDERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) Coordinator and Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association Chairman of the Board Birol Celep said, “We believe that we should lead the way to show the whole world that the Aegean Region is a sustainable production centre. We, as Aegean Exporters’ Associations, which …

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HYDROPONIC STRAWBERRY FARMING INCREASES IN WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION…

Strawberry export of approximately 171 thousand dollars in 2.5 months from the Western Mediterranean Region… According to the data of the Western Mediterranean Exporters’ Association, last year, 2 million 120 thousand 202 dollars of strawberries were exported from the region where Antalya, Isparta and Burdur are located. This year, there …

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ALL PLANTS SEEDS OF TURKEY’S FLORA PROTECTED IN 32 GENE BANKS…

The Turkish Agriculture and Forestry Ministry has been storing the seeds of all kinds of plants grown across the country in some 32 gene banks in a bid to conserve the rich flora of Turkey from going extinct, the head of the project said on April 30. “We store every plants’ seeds in these …

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NEW ZEALAND’S VISION FOR AGRICULTURAL ROBOTICS…

Labour, productivity and sustainability are the most significant global issues in the agriculture sector today. In New Zealand, with COVID-19 resulting in closed borders, this has escalated the need for greater automated solutions within orchards and farms. New Zealand understands that it can’t solve these issues on its own and …

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REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN AND YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS IN EXPORTS TO INCREASE!

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) will be mentors to women and young entrepreneurs… Representation of women and youth in exports will increase… Aegean Exporters’ Associations, in cooperation with EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council) and Binyaprak, launched the EİB Export-Up Mentorship Programme for women and young entrepreneurs who are …

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STRAWBERRY PRODUCERS TURN TO SOILLESS AGRICULTURE IN WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION…

Year-round Fresh Strawberry Exports from the Western Mediterranean with Soilless Agriculture… Sales of strawberries abroad from the Western Mediterranean region reached 171 thousand 900 dollars with an rise of 186 percent compared to the same period of the previous year on January 1-March 17. Antalya Agriculture and Forestry Provincial Director …

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“WHAT’S ON YOUR PLATE?”

Metro Turkey, implemented many projects on food safety so far, has newly kicked off the move of “What’s on your plate?” The life story of 430 fresh vegetables and fruit varieties, including 8 thousand 500 products in total, from field to table is shared with 15 different traceability information. Both …

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THE MINISTRY AND AEGEAN EXPORTERS TO JOIN FORCES PRODUCING RESIDUE-FREE FRUIT AND VEGETABLE…

Press release… The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and the Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters Association (EYMSİB) will join forces to produce residue-free fruit and vegetables. Aegean Region’s fresh fruit, vegetables and products export target for 2021 is set for 1 billion 200 million dollars. EYMSİB has received the …

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DRONE TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE OF PAKISTAN’S AGRICULTURE…

By Engr. Rehan Saeed The unmanned and tiny aeroplane has helped transform dimensions of agriculture. Seeding, monitoring and spraying can be done with the help of drones, saving time as well as labor costs. Many countries, including developed as well as developing, have started to reap the benefits of drones.The …

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