Approximately 1 million people live in the Konya Plain, known as the grain warehouse of Turkey
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Published Dec 4, 2023
Konya Plain in Turkey is known as the "grain warehouse" of the country, with approximately 7.84% of the country's production areas and a value of 33.10 billion liras in agricultural production. The region ranks first in Turkey in terms of production amount for 13 different products. However, there is concern about water scarcity in the area, as it is in a closed basin and relies heavily on irrigation. To increase production, it is suggested to increase irrigation areas and support seed production.
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Grain cultivation is carried out on an area of approximately 1 million 89 thousand decares in the Konya Plain, known as the grain warehouse of Turkey. Konya, which covers approximately 7.84 percent of the country's production areas, ranks first in Turkey in terms of production amount of 13 different products. In Konya, where 67 percent of the surface area is used as agricultural land, production is carried out on 2 million 200 thousand hectares of cultivation area. The concern about a decrease in yield due to low snowfall last winter was replaced by a fruitful season with spring rains. In the Konya Plain, which has had a productive period in the field of grain, the harvest of products such as beet, carrot and corn, known as green plants, continues. Konya, the grain warehouse that covers approximately 7.84 percent of the country's production areas, has achieved an agricultural production value of 33.10 billion liras. With the support provided and the development of production ...