TAREKS, a subsidiary of the Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, which is a public institution, has started its R&D activities in 1987 and gives new varieties to Turkey in different features and different types.
Mr. Fakıbaba Turkish Minister of Food and Livestock has made some explanations. He said that; As the Turkish government, we have given in total 1,7 billion Turkish liras (TL) the following supports from 2005 which is the first year of seed supports.
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As of March 5th, Russia allowed the import of pomegranate products, eggplant, pepper, lettuce, pumpkin and zucchini from all the companies under the guarantee of the Turkish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock.
Russia had gone to some economic sanctions as of 1 January 2016, following the dropping of the Russian war plane, which violated the Turkish airspace. Russia was also forbidden to import products such as tomatoes, oranges, apples, peppers, eggplant, lettuce, pomegranate, zucchini, chicken and turkey meat from Turkey. With the normalization Continue reading
Prof. Dr. Kantar, a faculty member of the Faculty of Agriculture at Akdeniz University, said “We have a variety of fresh and dried beans that can withstand cold temperatures of up to minus 4 degrees. We reached this conclusion with a 3-year study. The bean plant is tolerant to 10 degrees in normal conditions. The production of the plant decreases at temperatures below 10 degrees. Using 829 local bean genotypes used in various regions of Turkey, 3-year laboratory tests, molecular studies and field trials, the result of cold-resistant beans were produced. In laboratory tests, the seeds, which are resistant to minus 3 degrees Celsius, were taken Continue reading
Turkish Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Mr. A. Eşref FAKIBABA said that we both produce seed and export to many countries such as Bulgaria, Spain, Russia, USA, Iraq, Iran etc. in his speech to the journalists in an agricultural firm visit in Bursa which is a province in Turkey. Usually there is a wrong thought in our people’s mind ‘We import seeds using vegetable production from Israel’. However Continue reading
General Directorate of Tea Enterprises (it called in Turkish “Çay-Kur”) is an institution established as a State-Owned Enterprise. Its General Directorate Mr. Sütlüoğlu has made a written explanation. According to the explanation Turkey is the fifth tea producer country in the world and it wants to increase its market share in the world. So its experts both introduce their products to the international firms and try to increase its market share.
General Directorate said that “We added Brazil in our market network. International Continue reading
According to Black Sea Hazelnut Export Association which is in Turkey between in 01 September 2016 and 31 July 2017 about 223 thousands tonof hazelnut kernels exported and from this exportation has been gained about 1.8 billion USD.
Authorities of this association said that data show that comparison to last year there are %5.1 increasing in yield and %17.1 increasing in value. Continue reading