The first planting was realized by signing the contracted hemp production protocol in Sivas. 6 producers will produce cannabis in a total area of 170 decares.
The first planting took place in Sivas, which is the 20th province in Turkey where cannabis production is permitted. Following the contractual hemp production protocol signed with the producers at the governorship building in the city center, the first planting took place in the area opposite the Sivas Regional Traffic Control Branch Directorate. Sivas Governor Salih Ayhan, AK Party Sivas Deputy Semiha Ekinci, Mayor Hilmi Bilgin, Sivas Science and Technology University Rector Prof. Dr. Mehmet Kul and producers attended.
Governor Salih Ayhan stated that Sivas is a province with a high agricultural potential, “Our main goal is to increase agricultural productivity and to expand the product range. Today Sivas is experiencing one of its historical days. We are carrying out a planting in the field for hemp, which is used as the main raw material in many sectors and will add value to Sivas’s potential. The people of Sivas wanted and wanted cannabis. For this, our Special Provincial Administration and the Provincial Directorate of Agriculture and Forestry worked on the field. Our farmers became conscious and we are now planting their first seeds together. Our target is a thousand decares of production next year. Cannabis produced with the contract production model will be transferred to the relevant sectors. said.
‘EVERYONE DOES THEIR BEST’
Stating that everyone in the province took responsibility for this process, Sivas Mayor Hilmi Bilgin said, “Sivas Science and Technology University is planting an area of 100 decares. Our farmers planting 70 acres. Local administrators put a will. SİVTAŞ guarantees purchase. Our Special Administration and Provincial Council give its seeds. In such an environment, from top to bottom, everyone from our President to the local government is doing their part.
He will raise it in his taxpayer home