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Dried apricots: harvest workers are scarce

July 5, 2022 12:15 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MALATYA. The fact that the harvest for dried apricots coincides with the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice makes it difficult for growers to find sufficient harvest workers. Meanwhile, weather conditions in the growing areas have improved.

Government declares holiday week

The apricot harvest in Turkey began last week in some places, but most growers plan to start their harvest during the week of the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, which is celebrated from 9 to 13 July. This decision poses some problems for them, however, as the government has declared this period as a holiday week and it is difficult to find harvest workers. According to plan, the harvesting process should be completed by mid-August. Farmers say that weather conditions have been favourable in recent days and temperatures have risen a

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