Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli, Turkey's largest agricultural enterprises in the Sanliurfa Ceylanpınar State Farm 60 thousand hectares of water, which will bring investment, has opened today.
Minister Pakdemirli, in his speech at the program held at Şanlıurfa Ceylanpınar Agricultural Enterprise, said, "Despite the pandemic process, in the last week, we have been helping our country to be a mega-powerhouse from transportation to agriculture, health to industry, such as the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge, Ilısu Dam HEPP, Başakşehir Çam-Sakura City Hospital and finally the Ceylanpınar Irrigation Project that we are carrying out today. On behalf of myself and our beloved nation, I would like to express my gratitude to our President, who continues to provide services to our country," and said, "In the last 18 years, with the support given by our President to our Ministry and therefore to our farmers, we have built a strong agriculture and forest infrastructure in our country. kazanwe went,” he said.
PROJECT INVESTMENT FEE 70 MILLION LIRA
Today will bring water to Mesopotamia, Turkey's largest farm Ceylanpıınar 60 thousand acres of land Minister Pakdemirli stating that they opened watering "the assurance of 66 years of our institution State Water Works General Directorate of Turkey agriculture, conducted by TIGEM our biggest farmers organization Ceylanpınar Irrigation Our project It was realized with an investment value of approximately 70 million liras. ”
THOUSANDS OF TURNING LAND WILL BE IRRATED WITH ONE KEY
Stating that thousands of acres of land can be irrigated with a single click of the project, Pakdemirli said, “Therefore, fallow system will be removed in these lands, plant diversity will increase thanks to the second crop cultivation, and yield and quality will increase. Grain yield will increase from 250 kg / decare to 500 kg / decare and the quality will increase. ”
4 TIMES MORE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COUNTRY ECONOMY
Emphasizing that an additional 25 million TL will be generated every year with the project, Minister Pakdemirli said, “With the second product plantings, this income will increase to 70 million TL. Thus, 4 times more contribution will be made to the country's economy. Moreover, more employment will be provided and energy consumption will decrease due to channel irrigation. Production costs will decrease. Underground water usage rate will decrease ”.
WE WILL MAKE PREMIUM AND SUPPORT PAYMENT FOR 230 LIRA TONS IN GRAIN
Referring to the cereal purchase prices in his speech, Minister Pakdemirli said, “As explained by our President; We are increasing the purchase price of TMO's hard bread wheat from 1.350 lira per ton to 1.650 lira. In addition, we will pay 230 pounds per ton of premium and support to our farmers in cereals. "The premium and support payment in pulses will be 800 lira per ton."
OBSTACLES TO MILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS EXPORT TO CHINA REMOVED
Pakdemirli said that the barriers to milk and dairy products exports to our country will be removed as a result of intensive work with the Ministry of Commerce.
6% OF TOTAL ANIMAL SUPPORT IN THE FIRST 79 MONTHS WILL BE PAID
Stating that as of the end of May, 6,6 billion TL of the payment of 5,1 billion TL was paid to the producers within the scope of Livestock Supports, Minister Pakdemirli continued as follows:
“Hopefully we will pay 131 million TL of fattening support in June. Thus, as of the first 6 months of the year, we will have made a 79 billion TL support payment, which is approximately 5,23% of the total livestock subsidies.
Another issue is Cotton Support Payment. As it is known; Applications to support cotton difference payments (premium) were completed on 30 April 2020. The process of creating support contracts is still ongoing and I hope that the payments will be deposited into our farmers' account as soon as possible. ”
Expressing that they will start the harvest in Şanlıurfa while opening the Ceylanpınar Irrigation Facility today, Minister Pakdemirli said, “Therefore, may your harvest be fruitful in advance. One of you thousand kazanI hope you have plenty of food," he finished his words and opened the project.