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We were at the ‘Innovation and Entrepreneurship Days in Agriculture’!

Gebze Technical University Agricultural Sciences and Technologies Club (GTU IAAS) students; It organized the 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship Days in Agriculture' event with the sponsorship of Gebze Technical University and Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality in order to introduce agriculture and its technologies and to bring together stakeholder companies and institutions with students. The said event was held on 23-24 December 2021 at Gebze...

Slow Release Smart Fertilizer

Topraktan kaynaklanan olumsuz etkilerin önlenmesi için bazı teknolojiler geliştirilmiştir.  Yavaş Salınımlı Akıllı Gübre bu teknolojilerin arasında yer alır. Yapılan sulamalara bağlı olarak bitki besin elementleri alınabilir hale geldiği için yavaş salınımlı akıllı gübre olarak adlandırılır.

In Lithuania, Achema will completely suspend production due to high gas prices

On September 1, 2022, Lithuanian nitrogen fertilizer producer Achema will close its factory completely due to the increase in natural gas prices and therefore the uncontrolled increase in production costs. It is currently operating at partial capacity. “The historically high prices of natural gas directly affect the cost of production. Our fertilizer prices are becoming uncompetitive compared to products from Russia and...

Grupa Azoty (Poland) shuts down its factory due to high gas prices

Today Grupa Azoty (Poland) has completely stopped the production of nitrogen fertilizers. The reason for this was the increase in the prices of natural gas, which is used as a raw material in their production. “We are faced with historically high natural gas prices in the European market. In the press release of Grupa Azoty, it was stated that in the last...

Trade Restrictions Exacerbate Worst Food Crisis in Decades

The worst global food crisis in the last decade was one of the key issues discussed at the 12th ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization last month. . This is a crisis exacerbated by a growing number of countries banning or restricting exports of wheat and other commodities in a misguided attempt to limit rising domestic prices. These actions have the...

How to manage fertilizers around the world to avoid a protracted food crisis?

Hiding behind the worst global food crisis in a decade, fertilizer prices have skyrocketed and remain volatile . It poses a serious threat to food security as the planting season begins this summer. So far, the war in Ukraine has affected the wheat and corn importing countries the most. But many countries, including some major food exporters, are net importers of fertilizers. Persistently high...