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Will Russia remain the leader in wheat exports in 2029?

“Over the two marketing years 2016/17 – 2017/18 Russia has fortified the first place in the world wheat trading and will consolidate its leader’s position this season as well. In the next ten years, Russia has many chances to remain at the top-3 largest exporters of wheat. And annual exports can range from 30 to 42 million tons per year, …

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Black Sea region to continue enhancing its position in the world arena

“The latter half of the current marketing year promises no surprises because the Black Sea region has already realized the lion’s share of its export potential. More interesting is to look into the next season 2019/20. Quite mild winters observed in recent years along with the use of up-to-date growing practices gives every reason to believe that the Black Sea …

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Anatolia’s cultural heritage, bread craftsmanship disappears

Mine ATAMAN Bread Artisan and Writer Hardly a day passes without the economic hardship caused by speculative exchange rate affecting one sector after another. One of the sectors that this economic hardship’s effect revealed itself gradually is the bakery. In the middle of the discussion about whether or not there should be a price hike on bread, the issue of …

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After a doyen…

Prof. Dr. Mustafa BAYRAM Dean of Food Engineering Department, Gaziantep University Chairman of TABADER Upbringing a person is difficult; creating information requires effort; the experience is expensive, and the only thing you cannot buy is experience. The sector lost a prominent figure and a doyen. This is a loss for the sector but this is a source of pain for …

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The Golden Hair Girl of Mesopotamia: Sorgul

“Sorgul wheat is the oldest wheat of Mesopotamia. Sorgul means red rose. When taken hands, its color turns into red rather than the typical amber yellow. I think it is given the name of a Kurdish girl due its preciousness. At the beginning of this Sorgul project, my aim was to find local seeds that are needed good agriculture. Particularly …

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Food security in safe hands in Turkey

Bahri Dağdaş International Agricultural Research Institute, which was founded as a model farm in 1914 under Konya Governorship, continued its mission until 1934. Since that year, it continued to function under the Ministry of Agriculture to carry out research on livestock (stud farm). This institute was merged in 2002 with “Bahri Dağdaş International Winter Grain Research Center”, which was established …

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Cultivation area decreases in Turkey

“Turkey is a vital country for flour, feed, bulgur, and pasta, and the country exports many countries around the world. In an environment in which the global rivalry has intensified and the profit has gone down, it is an extremely important need to have a required raw material in a timely manner with desired quality and price. The certainty of …

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Knowledge Empowers You

“The unique characteristic of Swiss School of Milling is the very good combination of theoretical and practical lessons. What you learn in the morning you have to practice in the afternoon. We have the pleasure to train our students with the newest machines and laboratory equipment. The most important driver for success is the team of teacher working for the …

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Latest developments in grain markets

“There will no deceleration at the import of wheat and corn during 2018/19 harvest period in Turkey; on the contrary, the import will surpass the last year’s level. The import is not expected in barley. The wheat production fell, and the harvest expectancy especially in Russia is seriously below the last year’s production; thus, we can see higher prices in …

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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and Death of Dumuzid

Prof. Dr. Mustafa BAYRAM Gaziantep University, Head of Department of Food Technology TABADER Chairman of the Board Dear readers of Miller Magazine, The wheat constitutes %30 of all cereals in the world. But that proportion is going to decrease in the future. Does it mean that, Sumerian fertility deity Dumuzid would not revive as it has done for centuries when the …

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