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In this year (2017) yield of wheat is high in Turkey. Because of the high harvest wheat prices are falling. So Minister of Agriculture and Livestock announced that the base price of bread wheat. It is 940 liras per ton (approximately 262.5 USD). This wheat has 12.5 proteins. He said that of course this is base price. Normally wheat prices wheat prices will be higher than the base price. Base price was 910 liras in 2016. Farmers said that this price is lower than their expectations.

According to quality until the additional 5 percent increase will be applied. In this case the farmers can sell according to the quality of their wheat up to 990 liras to the Turkish Grain Board (TMO) which is a limited liability and autonomous state economic enterprise. Also he said that wheat prices will be minimum 800 liras at the lowest quality.