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COTTON HARVEST TO BE CONTROLLED BY SATELLITE TRACKING SYSTEM IN İZMİR REGION…

Press release…

In order to increase the quality of cotton in Izmir, to decrease the loss, to provide a fast and effective control; cotton harvesters will now be controlled from the satellite.

In order to ensure that the cotton in the field is harvested in a timely manner, with the least loss of product and quality in the harvest made by cotton harvesting machines, in accordance with its technique and thus, in order to protect the quality of the cotton grown by our farmers with great efforts and expenses; Within the boundaries of İzmir province, Moisture Sensor Vehicle Tracking Device will be installed on Cotton Harvesting Machines, monitoring with satellite tracking system and making the necessary controls (where and how long the ambient humidity, speed, where and how long they pause, what routes they follow, etc.) will be provided.

System; It works with the logic of transferring the data received from GPS satellites and sensors connected to the device to server computers over GSM / GPRS. The information of all vehicles will be displayed on one screen by İzmir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry and 12 District Directorates.

By installing a GPS and a humidity metre on cotton harvesters; Humidity in cotton will be controlled, together with humidity control, conditions such as collecting unopened cocoons during harvest and high raw rate of cotton will be kept under control.

In accordance with the communiqué on the execution of control services in cotton harvest with the 2020 Cotton Picking Machine prepared; By attaching GPS to all cotton harvesters within the boundaries of İzmir province, preventing cotton from collecting when the air humidity is above 65% and the cotton harvesters and operators who collect cotton with more than this rate of humidity, the machine with insufficient technical features, repair, maintenance and settings not suitable An administrative fine will be imposed on machine owners and crop owners who harvest, according to Article 32 of the Law on Misdemeanours.

İzmir Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry

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