Farmers started planting strawberry seedlings in Aydin, Turkey

Fresh Strawberry
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Published Nov 30, 2023

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Farmers in Aydın, Turkey, are planting seedlings for winter strawberry production, taking advantage of the region's mild climate and lower costs. However, the biggest challenge in the agricultural sector is finding enough workers. In Aydın, winter strawberries are planted in November and harvested in March, with the hope that this year's yield will increase if seasonal conditions remain normal.
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With the spread of greenhouse vegetable and fruit production, winter strawberry production has also become widespread in Aydın. Preparations for winter strawberries have begun in Aydın's Sultanhisar and Köşk districts, as well as Koçarlı, Efeler and Yenipazar districts. Strawberries planted in November are expected to bear fruit in March. Producers who had a happy year 2023 with the ever-increasing strawberry production in Aydın have already started preparations for 2024. Producers, who have been working overtime to prepare seedlings for about a month, literally raced against time to plant strawberry seedlings in the soil. In the Büyük Menderes Plain, where an average of 65-70 thousand tons of strawberry is produced annually, the yield is expected to increase further if seasonal conditions remain normal this year. In Aydın, where strawberry production is made on an area of approximately 15 thousand decares, winter strawberries are planted in November and harvested in March. Summer ...
Source: Kamu3
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