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Top 5 -yesterday
- Rijk Zwaan launches ToBRFV-resistant tomato varieties
- "The fact that you cannot turn on production of food in an instant has come as news to some"
- New bankruptcy of greenhouse horticulture company still surrounded by question marks
- Additional blue light does not affect taste and crop quality when growing basil
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Top 5 -last week
- “Significantly better results with new Iron fertilizers”
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- Race to emission-free greenhouse cultivation pushes growers to keep innovating
- BASF’s vegetable seeds and IUNU partner to advance digital phenotyping for hydroponic lettuce
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Top 5 -last month
- UK growers stop planting and put nurseries on sale amidst energy crisis and labor shortage
- "You can't grow on water without lights"
- "High-tech farmer AppHarvest is running out of money"
- German family company switches from tomato cultivation to hydroponic lettuce
- Mobile aeroponic system requires less maintenance and guarantees even irrigation
Bulgarian tomatoes to get a passport
The initiative of the Ministry of Agriculture will be realized this fall and the entry into the register will be for free.
According to the minister this way it will be known what and when it is produced and what quantities will enter the market. This way oversupply could be avoided, Grekov noted.
The new system will hit the current manipulations of imported vegetables which have been disabling the Bulgarian farmers for years.
The register is not about taxes, Grekov reassured producers. In addition, he promised a stimulus to agriculture. Large retail chains already opened their doors to Bulgarian vegetables and fruits. The Minister of Agriculture today opened the first market only for local fruits and vegetables in Plovdiv. The market is located in the parking lot of the Metro -2 store, which provides the area and stands to farmers for free. According to the minister, through the chains of the store, the local products will soon reach to other EU countries. This would enable manufacturers to offer their products directly and they should reach consumers at reasonable prices, Professor Grekov said. According to him, this way the middlemen who are increasing the prices could be avoided.
The Ministry is also preparing a regulation to control the import of agricultural products. This would not be about tariffs and customs restrictions, but rather documentation of the origin and quality, because we have seen that most of the imported goods are cheap, but not of good quality, the head of the Bulgarian agricultural sector noted.
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