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Dried apricots: crop damage is "alarming"

April 26, 2022 at 11:19 AM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The night frost in the middle of the month led to considerable damage in the Turkish cultivation areas; the acutal extent is currently being determined. Farmers are very concerned, while the government has announced support.

Damage is being estimated

Frost damage in the Malatya growing areas is causing headaches for farmers. The night frost in mid-April damaged numerous plantations and Turkish market players describe the outlook for this year's crop as "alarming". The relevant institutions in Malatya have started assessing the damage and the government has assured farmers of support, but this will also depend on the insurance companies in question. The major agricultural insurance company TARSIM as well as government experts are also currently taking stock of the damage c

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