10 thousand 350 saplings will be distributed to the producers by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry in order to double the fig harvest in Demirci district of Manisa.
In Demirci, where cherry, almond, jujube and walnut production is widespread, as well as fig production, the General Directorate of Plant Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry has started work to increase the yield. In this context, 10 thousand 350 fig saplings, 75 percent of which will be grant, will be given to the producers especially in rural neighborhoods. Thus, it is aimed to increase the annual yield from 150 tons to 300 tons. District Agriculture and Forestry Director Faruk Şenyurt told Anadolu Agency (AA) that they are producing figs on an area of 285 decares in Demirci. Expressing that they are trying to increase the fig production in the region, Şenyurt said, "We will distribute 10 thousand 350 fig saplings with a 75 percent grant to our farmers within the scope of the project of our Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry General Directorate of Plant Production. Our goal is to increase our fig production yield over 300 tons with these seedlings." said. ...
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