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Crop Industry News: Turkey

09 December 2014
Crop Industry News from Turkey 5th Global Feed & Food Congress Launched, Registration Open
TURKEY - The 5th anniversary edition of the Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held for the first time ever in Turkey and will bring together the global feed and food chain in Antalya...
12 May 2014
Crop Industry News from Turkey Approval for Expansion of Regulations for High Density Sugar Varieties Sought
TURKEY - The Turkish beet sugar sector is about 5.2 billion Turkish Lira (TL), or US$ 2.47 billion (2.1TL/$1). There are 33 factories belonging to 7 companies operating in the beet sugar sector...
02 April 2014
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey's Oilseed Production Expected to Remain Same as Last Year
TURKEY - Turkey’s total production of oilseeds covered by this report (soy, sunflower and cottonseed) in MY 2014 expected to remain the same as last year, about 2.2 MMT....
13 March 2014
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey to Import More Wheat for Feed as Drought Persists
TURKEY - The country imported feed ingredients worth US$3 billion in 2013, and the wheat harvest id forecast to be only two-thirds of last year's due to a prolonged drought....
03 February 2014
Crop Industry News from Turkey 5th Global Feed & Food Congress Announced
TURKEY - The 5th Global Feed & Food Congress (GFFC) will be held in Antalya, Turkey, on 18-20 April 2016....
07 January 2014
Crop Industry News from Turkey Sugar Board's Draft Regulation Changes Current Sugar Law
TURKEY - In line with the decreased quotas, post expects 15 million MT of sugar beet production from a planted area of 280,000 hectares in MY2013/14....
29 October 2013
Crop Industry News from Turkey Sugar Beet Purchase Price up from Year Ago
TURKEY - In MY2012/2013 climate conditions were in favor of sugar beets and this led to a higher polarity rate (amount of sugar obtained from the sugar beet) compared to last year....
08 August 2013
Crop Industry News from Turkey Wheat Production Forecast at 18MMT in 2013
TURKEY - Wheat production is forecast at 18 million metric tons (MMT) in marketing year (MY) 2013. ...
04 October 2012
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey Oilseed Production Increases, but Hampered by Weather
TURKEY - Market year (MY) 2012 sunflowerseed area and production is now estimated at 490,000 hectares and 1 MMT. Despite the increase in planting area, a lack of rain adversely affected Turkish...
10 September 2012
Crop Industry News from Turkey Pests, High Temperatures Affect Turkey Cotton Yields
TURKEY - The market year (MY) 2012 Turkish cotton crop is now projected at 400,000 hectares and 600,000 MT (2.7 million bales)....
25 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey Sugar Production to Remain Unchanged
TURKEY - Production quotas for both beet sugar and starch based sugar remained unchanged at 2,288,000 MT and 244,000 MT respectively in marketing year 2011/2012 and will also be the same for...
06 April 2012
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkish Cotton Production Expected to Decrease
TURKEY - Turkish cotton area and production are projected to decrease about thirteen percent to 420,000 hectares and 630,000 MT (2.8 million bales) in MY 2012. Domestic cotton production and...
12 January 2012
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey's 2011 Agricultural Boom
TURKEY - 2011 was a boom year for Turkey's agriculture. According to official statistics, the sector, which accounts for 5.6 million jobs out of around 25 million in total, grew by 5.3 per cent...
24 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey Considers End to GM Import Ban
TURKEY - The outlook for Turkish grain imports is growing rapidly under the influence of growing demand and high internal grain prices, while the government is considering an end to the ban...
23 May 2011
Crop Industry News from Turkey USGC Finds Growing Market Potential in Turkey
TURKEY - The outlook for Turkish grain imports is growing rapidly under the influence of growing demand and high internal grain prices. ...
11 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Turkey New Fungus Destroys Wheat
TURKEY – A "new and virulent" strain of yellow stripe rust has threatened to seriously damage wheat fields in the Middle East, dashing Turkey's hopes of a bumper grain harvest, an industry...
09 June 2010
Crop Industry News from Turkey Grain Harvests Set To Rise
TURKEY – Wheat and barley yields in Turkey, the Middle East's largest grain producer, are likely to rise this year due to above-average rainfall, a UN agency has said....
08 January 2010
Crop Industry News from Turkey Turkey’s MOA Appeals Court Decision, Biotech Ban Resumes
TURKEY - Several weeks ago, the US Grains Council reported Turkey’s Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and Rural Affairs released a directive, ordered by the Turkish Danistay Court, to repeal the...
14 September 2009
Crop Industry News from Turkey Wind Power Turkey and Southeast Europe
TURKEY - Wind Power Turkey and Southeast Europe, the official event of the Turkish Wind Energy Association, will bring together key players in the wind industry, who are driving the development...
15 July 2009
Crop Industry News from Turkey Clean Energy Technologies Programme for Turkey
TURKEY — The US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will play a key role in a Clean Energy Partnership recently announced between Turkey's Ministry of Energy and Natural...
03 April 2009
Crop Industry News from Turkey Wind Farm for Turkey
TURKEY - Turkish energy company Enerjisa is to build a 30MW wind farm in the northwest Turkish province of Canakkale....
18 March 2009
Crop Industry News from Turkey The Good Side of Black Sea Pollution
TURKEY - The Black Sea harbours vast quantities of hydrogen sulphide, the toxic gas associated with the smell of rotten eggs. This noxious gas could be used as a renewable source of hydrogen...

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