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GROWING SYNERGY BETWEEN CHINA AND US IN AGRICULTURE…

By Hu Bingchuan There is no doubt that China and the United States have provided useful experience in agricultural development for human progress, especially for developing countries. The US leads the world in agricultural modernisation and output, and China is transitioning from smallholder farming to modern agriculture, having made huge …

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IS SPECIALIZED ORGANIZED INDUSTRIAL ZONES USEFUL FOR AGRICULTURE?

The specialized organized industrial zone based on agriculture (TDİOSB) is a wide range of goods and service production areas established by the public, legal person or persons, aimed at ensuring the integration of the agriculture and industry sector, producing agricultural and animal production and industrial facilities for their processing. The …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY WRITES; AGRICULTURE WITH HIGH NATURE VALUE

Ever since I started dealing with agriculture and environmental issues, I realize that new windows are opening every day in my life. The “Permaculture design” education I had two years ago carried me to a completely different dimension. I was convinced that agriculture and food were very important and indispensable …

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ERKAN SARICAN WRITES; THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSESSING FOOD BUSINESS WASTES

Today, SARS-CoV-2 has seriously disrupted all industries globally. Since SARS-CoV-2 entered our lives, maximum hygiene measures have been taken everywhere. Food businesses in particular are more sensitive in this regard. Agricultural production, food processing, distribution, service retail, etc., those working in the fields are among the ‘essential critical infrastructure elements’ …

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DR. RENAN TUNALIOĞLU WRITES; CAN TURKISH PEOPLE CONSUME QUALITY OLIVE OIL?

Many issues that have become a habit in the world depending on traditional methods have started to change very rapidly thanks to the limitless possibilities created by technology. This change has manifested itself in product and service marketing as in every field. As a matter of fact, while there is …

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DR. MELTEM ONAY WRITES; SILENT HEROES OF AGRICULTURE

Do women contribute to the global economy? How is the perception of women in agriculture? These two important questions have always been on my mind for the last two years. Not only what I see, but every article I read attracts me to focus on the subject from a different …

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“TO GENERALIZE THE SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION IN COTTON IS INEVITABLE”

Today, there is no area left where we do not feel the impact of transition to sustainable production models. Another part of the issue is that change is due to necessity. It is now clear to everyone that the global economy cannot survive with the increasingly uncontrolled consumption model in …

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DR. YAVUZ TEKELİOĞLU WRITES; “COVID 19 AND LOCALIZED FOOD SYSTEMS”

Covid 19, the biggest global crisis faced since the world war II, beyond being a health crisis, is a socioeconomic crisis that has never been experienced before. Almost in every country, it creates devastating socioeconomic and political wounds that will take a long time to recover. There are heavy work …

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A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON AGRICULTURE: URBAN AGRICULTURE

When I started researching what is happening in the world for the sustainability of agriculture and its spread to very large masses, I came across a new concept: “Urban Agriculture”. While thinking about what is urban agriculture, where are its application areas, can there be an alternative solution for the …

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INTRODUCTION TO AGROFORESTRY…

It is an agricultural system used for centuries by local farmers in many regions of the world, especially in the tropics. The main element is trees, which are based on tree-crop, tree-crop-native animal associations in agricultural land, and success is achieved through the balance of interactions between these elements. Therefore, …

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