Soil Management

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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DANIELLE NIERENBERG: ‘HEATFLATION’ DISRUPTS THE FOOD PRICES!

It’s been an extremely hot couple weeks since we last spoke. Europe has had devastating fires, and more than 2,000 people have died there of heat-related illness. China and India sizzled in extreme heat, and the consequences for countries in the Global South were devastating. In Seville, Spain, the deadly …

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‘AEGEAN AGROLAB’; THE FAVOURITE LABORATORY OF THE REGION’S AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECTOR

Press release… İZMİR (Ege Agency) – Ege (Aegean) University (EU) Faculty of Agriculture, Agricultural Analysis Laboratory (AGROLAB) continues to provide analysis services in the field of agriculture-food for producers from consumers, private sector and public institutions and organizations. Dr. Banu Yücel AGROLAB, which has made the accreditation infrastructure ready by …

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FERTILIZER FACTORIES CLOSING DOWN IN EUROPE!

Due to rising energy costs, Europe’s leading fertilizer factories have begun to close. The world’s largest producer, the Norwegian “Yara” company, reduced production by 50 percent. Britain’s largest “CF Fertilisers” has temporarily suspended all production. Two other major fertilizer producers in Poland also announced that they will cease operations at …

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LAND BANKING PROJECT ADVANCES WITH INCEPTION MEETING…

Press release… Azerbaijan, Türkiye and Uzbekistan will share experiences gained during project implementation through sub-regional workshops and policy dialogues aimed at strengthening institutional capacity and adopting an integrated approach to addressing land abandonment. 24 August 2022, Ankara – Problems in the food and agriculture sector have become increasingly pressing due to factors …

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EUROPE EXPERIENCING WORST DROUGHT IN 500 YEARS!

64% of the EU territory is under warning or alert because of prolonged drought! BRUSSELS The European Commission said Tuesday it expects around 15% lower yield averages in corn, maize, and soybean as Europe experiences the worst drought in 500 years. “The current drought still appears to be the worst …

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MEHMET ALI ISIK: EU ALLOCATES 30 PERCENT OF ITS LANDS TO THE ORGANIC SECTOR

Press release… Mehmet Ali Işık, Chairperson of the Aegean Dried Fruits and Products Exporters’ Association, who shared the knowledge that organic production in Turkiye started in the dried fruit sector 35 years ago, said, “The whole world is in an effort to strengthen its position in the organic sector. Biofach, …

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“CERTIFIED AGRICULTURAL CONSULTANCY MODEL WILL BRING SUCCESS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST PESTICIDE RESIDUES”

Press release… Evaluating the issues on the agenda of the Turkish fresh fruit and vegetable sector, Ferhat Gürüz, Chairman of the Mediterranean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association, stated that they are very pleased that the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry will implement the certified agricultural consultancy model to combat …

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BRAZIL’S IRRIGATED AREA COULD GROW BY 4.2 MILLION HECTARES BY 2040!

Research released by TCP Partners, an investment and management company, predicts that Brazil’s irrigated area could grow by 4.2 million hectares by 2040. According to the study, since 2006, irrigated agriculture in Brazil has shown an average growth rate of 4.7% per year. According to IBGE data, in 2021, the …

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