Soil Management

TURKEY MAY FACE BIG THREATS TO ITS AGRICULTURE!

Turkey began 2021 experiencing intense drought in a majority of its provinces, two maps published on Jan. 19 by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) showed. More than 80 percent of Turkey’s soil is facing “severe drought,” NASA’s maps showed. The two maps were prepared by combining satellite images and Turkey’s …

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DR. CANAN ACAR: WE SHOULD CHANGE THE AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION SYSTEM

38 billion cubic metres of water can be saved by changing the agricultural irrigation system. Surface irrigation Drought continues to threaten the whole world day by day. Stating that 60 billion cubic metres of water consumed in Turkey annually, Dr. Canan Acar made warnings by offering solution alternatives for water …

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‘WE KNOW THE PESTICIDES WE USE’ PROJECT BY AEGEAN EXPORTERS…

Press release… Huge step for Food Safety… “We Know the Pesticides We Use” project… Pesticide analysis will be made in 9 products. Healthy food consumption and “Food Safety”, which is the key to this, are among the rising values ​​across the world in recent years. Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable …

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AGRICULTURAL CREDIT COOPERATIVES OF TURKEY REACHES THE HIGHEST FERTILIZER SALES…

Agricultural Credit Cooperatives of Turkey (TTKK), reached the highest sales level in 2020 with 1 million 458 thousand tonnes of fertilizer sales. According to the statement made by TTKK, proceeds to meet the input needs of farmers in the most appropriate conditions and on time despite all adversities brought by …

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“GROUNDWATER IS ALARMING IN THRACE REGION!”

Professor Dr. Halim Orta, the Lecturer of Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University Faculty of Agriculture, Biosystem Engineering Department of Land and Water Resources, said that there is a serious problem due to the drought. Professor Dr. Halim Orta Dr. Orta said, “On this occasion, we will use and store water with …

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“WE ROLL UP OUR SLEEVES TO INCREASE THE SUSTAINABILITY COMPETENCE OF OUR EXPORTERS”

Press release… Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EİB) roll up its sleeves to increase the sustainability competence of 8 thousand exporters EIB organizes Sustainability Days… Climate changes in the world in recent years have brought humanity to focus more on sustainable, green production. Leaving a healthy and livable world for future generations …

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A NEW STEP TOWARDS THE FINALIZATION OF THE COUNTRY PROGRAMMING FRAMEWORK FOR TURKEY…

Press release… Country Programming Framework will focus on green innovation, good nutrition, ecosystems based integrated natural resource management and livelihood and resilience support for persons under the Law on Foreigners and International Protection under FAO Turkey`s Syrian Refugee Resilience Plan (SRRP). 5 January 2021; Ankara – FAO Turkey Office is speeding up …

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TURKEY’S GRANARY KONYA SUFFERS FROM DROUGHT TOO!

The drought has started, the occupancy rate in dams is at a critical level Agricultural yield decreases… What is the latest situation in Konya province, known as Turkey’s granary? Rıfat Kavuneker While drought has a negative impact across Turkey, the situation is no different in Konya province which is known …

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DROUGHT IS THE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE!

The drought has started, the occupancy rate in the dams is at a critical level! Agricultural yield is falling! Latest data from the country came from many different points of many dams and ponds. How Turkey appeared to be impacted by the 2020 drought? Official data shows that Turkey is …

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DEMİRTAŞ: AGRICULTURAL EFFICIENCY FALLS AS THE RAIN DECREASES

Turkish Agriculturers’ Association (TZD) Chairman Hüseyin Demirtaş said that, according to last year’s rainfall, it has decreased by 53 percent during this period. Demirtaş said, “Mainly grain crops will suffer from the drought in the first place.” Stating that the grain does not need much water, when there is a …

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