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Şemsi Bayraktar: One year’s labour of our farmers should not be burnt with a spark

Press release… ANKARA- Şemsi Bayraktar, President of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB), made a video press statement regarding the recent spike in stubble fires. Şemsi Bayraktar “Stubble burning, which is done as a routine agricultural practice and causes serious damage to soil fertility in the long term, causes …

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Şemsi Bayraktar: We expect 15 percent decrease in barley and 8-10 percent decrease in wheat

ANKARA- 06.07.2024 Press release… Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) President Şemsi Bayraktar evaluated the yield estimation in wheat and barley and the support expectations of our farmers with a video press release. “In the 2023-2024 production season, the irregular and late arrival of rainfall, especially in the spring months, …

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Arslan Soydan: Hazelnut yield estimates do not reflect the reality

Arslan Soydan, Member of the Board of Directors of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB), stated that the yields announced for the hazelnut harvest season of 2024 do not reflect the reality and said, “The studies to be carried out after the month of July will reflect the real …

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Şemsi Bayraktar: Our farmers are suffering losses because of the decrease in greenhouse products

Press release… Şemsi Bayraktar, Head of the Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB), evaluated the greenhouse production in Türkiye, the price decreases in greenhouse products and the expectations of farmers from the municipalities with a press statement. Şemsi Bayraktar Stating that greenhouse production has become an important sector in the …

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Şemsi Bayraktar: Despite all hardships and negativities, Turkish farmers continued to produce in 2023

Press release… What happened in agriculture in 2023, what does the sector expect from 2024? In the evaluation of 2023 in the agricultural sector, it was underlined that there was a spike in crop production last year due to good weather conditions and that farmers who continued their production despite …

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BAYRAKTAR: PRICES INCREASE, YET ADULTERATION DOES NOT END!

Press release… Şemsi Bayraktar: Prices are increasing, imitation and adulteration in olive oil does not end! Pointing out that olive oil is one of the most counterfeited and adulterated foods, TZOB President Şemsi Bayraktar said, “Increasing prices spike the number of counterfeit and adulterated products in the market. Imitation and …

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SEMSI BAYRAKTAR: BURNING STUBBLE MAKES THE SOIL INEFFICIENT

Press release… Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) President Şemsi Bayraktar made a video press statement on stubble fires that started in many regions these days when the harvest intensified. Bayraktar said that these fires cause the destruction of the natural and agricultural ecosystem, the decrease in the amount of …

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HAZELNUT PRODUCTION SEEN AT 718,000 TONNES…

Türkiye’s hazelnut production is expected to be around 717,931 tonnes this year, according to the Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB). Türkiye is the world’s largest producer of hazelnut. “The survey conducted in 16 provinces showed that the hazelnut production will be slightly lower in 2023 from last year,” said Arslan Soydan from the TZOB. …

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BAYRAKTAR: WE ESTIMATE THAT OVER 3 MILLION ANIMALS TO BE SACRIFICIED THIS YEAR

Press release… ANKARA – Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) Chairman Şemsi Bayraktar, in the press statement, said that while evaluating the sacrificial prices, they estimate that this year, approximately 785 thousand cattle, 2 million 600 thousand sheep and goats, a total of 3 million 385 thousand sacrificial animals will …

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BAYRAKTAR: HAPPY WORLD FOOD DAY!

Press release… 16 October World Food Day… Şemsi Bayraktar, Chairman of Union of Turkish Agricultural Chambers (TZOB) made a written statement on the occasion of World Food Day and said, “According to FAO data, 828 million people were malnourished and starved in 2021. Again in 2021, approximately 2.3 billion people …

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