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HAYRETTIN UCAK-BARIS SAYLAK; JOINING FORCES TO PRODUCE RESIDUE-FREE CITRUS

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Fresh fruit, vegetable and products exporters produce residue-free and value-added products for the world tables…

Within the scope of the Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association’s ‘Project for the Dissemination of Biotechnical Control Against the Mediterranean Fruit Fly’ and ‘Good Agricultural Practices Project’, 5 thousand Mediterranean Fruit Fly traps were distributed to citrus producers with a ceremony held in Ortaca district of Muğla province, the citrus centre of the Aegean.

Ortaca District Governor Meral Uçar and Muğla Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Barış Saylak also attended the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Trap Distribution Ceremony. Within the scope of the event, the problems of the producers were also discussed.

Aegean Exporters’ Associations (EIB) Coordinating Vice Chair Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association (EYMSİB) President Hayrettin Uçak and Aegean Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Exporters’ Association Board Members Türkmen Türkmenoğlu, Murat Ödül, Mehmet Kırıcı, Martin Sanford, Hüseyin Vural Güleç, Sadık Demircan, Makbule Çiftçi, Vildan Akgedik, Kenan Unat, Tolga Selim Kağan, who visited Muğla Governor Orhan Tavlı in order to convey the demands of exporters and find solutions to their problems, held their Board Meeting in Muğla.

EYMSİB Board Members

Hayrettin Uçak said that the Project for the Dissemination of Biotechnical Control against the Mediterranean Fruit Fly has been carried out in Muğla for two years.

All producers have to join forces for climate crisis and sustainable production…

Drawing attention to sustainable agriculture and reliable food supply, Muğla Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Barış Saylak said, “We are in the hinterland producing 360 thousand tonnes of citrus fruits. Pest control is not easy. Our companies show sensitivity. We have to do our part to protect citrus and export it reliably without using residue-free drugs. All producers have to join forces for the climate crisis and sustainable production.”

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