Why do farmers from Kikinda opt for growing hazelnuts to a great extent?

A large number of farmers from Kikinda decided to grow hazelnuts, and we wondered why they decided to raise hazelnut plantations from all fruit crops and why hazelnuts became the primary crop of a large number of producers from that Banat town.

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The story about the good profitability of hazelnuts is true ?!

Aleksa Raca with his family in the village of Nakovo, near Kikinda, grows hazelnuts on an area of 2.8 acres. They process the fruits and make them from them puter, cold pressed oil and honey and hazelnut products. As he says, his family had arable land that they could not cultivate in the system ratarenja due to lack of mechanization, and therefore opted for fruit growing. The land in Nakovo, he claims, is more conducive to production fruit and vegetable crops so that they also had the appropriate precondition.

“At that time, there was a current story about the good success of hazelnuts and his high profitability so we wanted to try it and we decided to plant that culture. That story has now been revealed correct, here I am now in sixth year production we see that hazelnuts can bear their costs, that is all production costs which he created in a year, by his kind and repay“, This young producer pointed out for the AGROmedia portal.

This year’s hazelnut crop has been halved compared to last year

Jelena Kljajić from the Agricultural Expert Service of Kikinda, when asked why more and more agricultural producers from Kikinda opt for hazelnuts, answered that they enter the production of hazelnuts farmers for fear of being left without state lands and a certain portion of the income from it, or the people who own it smaller area. Still, she points out that this year she was not good for hazelnut growers.

“The hazelnut genus is this year halved compared to the previous one, so it moves around 1.5 tonnes per hectare “, says our interlocutor from PSS Kikinda.

Source: Agromedia by www.agromedia.rs.

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