News from Turkey

13-06-2013 09:32 AM
Allan Barber visits Turkey and finds a unique agricultural sector
Three and a half weeks in Turkey, most of the time outside Istanbul, have provided many revelations about the people, the country and not least about ...
18-03-2013 08:58 AM
Turkey, Europe's biggest in agriculture
Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said that Turkey ranked the first in Europe and seventh in the world in the aspect of agricultural growth.
28-01-2013 06:28 AM
Turkey to invest in Punjab livestock sector
Turkey will invest in livestock sector in Punjab to meet global requirement of Halal products. This was stated by a three-member delegation of Turk...
16-07-2012 08:53 AM
Turkey privatisation of key sectors expected
Turkey will receive a fresh infusion cash with the expected privatization of several key sectors, including the state's oil and gas pipeline firm and ...
27-06-2012 17:34 PM
Turkey, Bosnia sign agriculture accord
Turkey and Bosnia signed an “Agriculture and Rural Development Partnership” agreement yesterday in Ankara. The agreement was signed by Turkey’s Agricu...
21-06-2012 11:34 AM
Turkey's Tekfen to invest $232 mln in agriculture unit Toros
Turkish conglomerate Tekfen Holding said on Thursday that it will invest $232 million in its agriculture unit Toros Tarim. Tekfen plans to build a ...
15-06-2012 09:11 AM
A bad yolk? Turkish eggs may pose health risk
"Fresh farm eggs" proclaim the labels on egg cartons. Tnuva egg cartons, for example, show a hen standing on a green patch with a nearby blue tractor ...
28-03-2012 08:11 AM
Turkey keen to buy Indian wheat
After Iran, India finds yet another wheat market in Turkey. The West Asian country has shown interest in importing wheat...
24-10-2011 09:40 AM
Turkish agri minister gives training to Somalis
Turkish Agriculture Ministry will give training on several matters to Somali people.
23-05-2011 09:05 AM
Turkey announces crop protection regulation
A new regulation will seek to monitor whether licensed crop protection products are indeed fulfilling the standards demanded by authorities, Turkey&rs...
13-03-2011 09:47 AM
Farmers happy with the carrot yield
Carrot cultivation areas are gradually expanding in the Mediterranean province of Hatay...
20-02-2011 10:39 AM
Turkey bans bluetongue cattle imports
Turkey introduced an import ban on Austrian cattle last week after bluetongue, a viral disease that infects cows and sheep, was detected in a sample f...
31-01-2011 06:24 AM
Feed producers get permission for GM content
The Turkish Animal Feed Producers’ Union, or TÜRKİYEM-BİR, has announced that it acquired the Biosafety Commission’s permission ...
17-01-2011 06:10 AM
Turkish agriculture sectors grew in 2010
Agricultural exporters’ unions in the southern province of Antalya are hoping to continue expansion in 2011 following impressive growth numbers ...
03-01-2011 10:40 AM
Cotton output grows, imports to fall
The Antalya region, now, gears up to raise its cotton production considerably after several years of importing cotton.
27-12-2010 11:40 AM
Agriculture Minister to hire 2,500 experts
Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister Mehdi Eker has said his ministry will hire 2,500 specialists to be employed in villages around the country wher...
28-11-2010 18:28 PM
Turkish bill bans Israelis from buying land
A bill being formulated in Turkey stipulates that Israelis will no longer be able to buy land in the country, though they will be able to continue ren...