UN approves Israeli resolution despite Arab opposition124 countries support Israeli resolution on agricultural technology, despite Arab pressure to prevent its passage.
Heat Wave Causes Millions in Damage to Israeli CropsRegional heat wave hits Israel, with 250 notifications of agricultural damage received in a day and more predicted on the way.
Watch: Fish and Crops Help Each OtherTechnology combining greenhouses and fishery found at the Agritech 2015 conference.
Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015Arutz Sheva visits international exhibition for agriculture technologies taking place in Tel Aviv.
Gaza Allowed to Sell Produce in Judea and SamariaTen tons of cucumbers and tons of fresh fish allowed into markets of PA-controlled areas in latest 'gesture.'
Israeli Farmers Say PA Boycotting Israeli-Grown WatermelonsVegetable growers call for retaliatory measures as PA bans Israeli watermelons - but continues to send its produce into Israel.
Award-Winning 'Basil Tree' Comes Home to IsraelAfter winning awards abroad, an Israeli botanical invention by Hishtil called the “Basil Tree” will be available in Israel.
100 Million Shekel Boycott Damage To Jordan ValleyAt upcoming agricultural conference, figures will be announced showing astronomical European boycott toll last year.
Chief Rabbi Lau Asks Rabbis: Don't Fight over ShemittahChief Ashkenazi Rabbi speaks at conference of 400 rabbis about upcoming shemittah sabbatical year, which raises controversial issues.
Gaza Terror Could Mean Higher Grocery BillsFarmers warn that continuing danger along Gaza barrier damaging local economy.
Samarian Community Appeals for Help After Snow DevastationSnow storm causes millions of shekels of damage to town of Itamar's agriculture and tourism, Arutz Sheva joins appeal for donations.
Snowstorm Damages Millions of Shekels in AgricultureHundreds of dunams of Israeli land damaged by record storm over the weekend, including vegetables, Christmas tree crop.
IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ LandJewish farmers near Shilo may lose vineyard despite lack of Arab claim to the land.
Bennett: Safety, Property of Farmers Has Been 'Abandoned'During preliminary reading of proposal for stricter punishment for agricultural offenses, Bennett states that farmers' lives now 'hellish'
Farmer Gets Chance to Rebuild after Arab TheftA generous donor has given a Samaria farmer a chance to rebuild his life after he was targeted in a massive goat theft.
After 13 Years: Israel, PA Renew Agricultural AccordsRenewed ties to include committees, workshops for PA farmers.
Police Find 5 Stolen Tractors in Palestinian Authority TownPolice on the hunt for one stolen tractor, stumble across four more in the Arab town of Teysar. Two PA residents arrested.
Israeli Scientist: Virus Causing Bees to DisappearAn Israeli scientists says that he has found the answer to a burning question: Where have all the bees gone?
Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for FarmersDry weather toward winter’s end means farmers expect a rough year.
Israeli Farmer Invents Solution for Lemon RotA lemon grower from southern Israel has successfully tested a product to prevent mold that kills lemon groves.
More Farmers Taking Security into Their Own HandsAgain: desperate Jewish farmers tire of looking to police for help, create their own security group.
Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague IsraelRabbi sends letter to farmers calling for prayer as locusts threaten crops.
Egypt Struck by Swarm of Locusts Ahead of PassoverTo those who thought the Passover Haggadah might have been exaggerating – think again. Millions of locusts have swooped down on to Egypt.
Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global WarmingGlobal warming could devastate Middle East farming and tourism, says the World Bank.
Thieves Finally Succeed in Massive Goat TheftJewish farmer targeted in quick theft of massive herd. Arab thieves had threatened to steal the goats for years.
Stickers Hint at Secret Arab BoycottWarning stickers in Arabic found on Israeli-grown fruit. Signs of a secret boycott?
Food Waste in US Reaches 40%; Is Israel Any Better?Joseph Gitler, Head of Leket Israel, responds to a discomforting Washington Post report
Agricultural Theft Becoming ‘Professional Organized Crime’Hints of a crackdown on agricultural theft as judge warns of ‘organized crime’ targeting farmers.
Israeli Teens Compete for Intl Beekeeping PrizeThree teenage beekeepers will represent Israel in Prague, where they will compete for awards and raise awareness.
Israeli Scientist Named World Food Prize WinnerDr. Daniel Hillel, an Israeli-American scientist who created an innovative irrigation method, named winner of the 2012 World Food Prize.
Israel Offers Free Agricultural Training to PA OfficialsIsraeli Civil Administration organized a three-day seminar, free of charge, for PA officials, aimed at improving agricultural output.
South Sudan Senior Minister Visits Israel, Lauds CooperationSouth Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture visits the Agritech conference in Tel Aviv.
‘Everything Coming up Cherries' in IsraelIsrael enjoys a bounty cherry season thanks to a frigid winter that helped trees “sleep” before waking up. Yield approximately 6,500 tons.
Bethlehem Governor Bans Israeli ImportsThe governor of Bethlehem signed an order, on Sunday, banning the entry of Israeli agricultural products into the city.
Video: Let's Start Growing Exotic Fruits in IsraelThe Fresh AgroMashov 2012 exhibition featured a display of exotic fruits, all of which were grown in Israel.
Coming Soon: The National Wholesale Agricultural MarketThe new government supervised wholesale Israeli agricultural market will benefit both producers as well as customers.
Agro Mashov 2012 Presents Israel's Agricultural InnovationsThe Fresh AgroMashov 2012 exhibition presented Israel's latest developments in the agricultural field and provided export opportunities.
Jordanian Farmers Demand: Stop Importing Israeli PotatoesFarmers and wholesalers in Jordan have demanded that the government stop imports of potatoes originating in Israel.
Israeli Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria PartnersTel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.
Israeli Agro-Tech Prompts India to Create Its OwnA visit to Israel has inspired Haryana's Chief Minister to create 11 new centers of excellence in farming in his own state.
Mass-Producing the Tomato TreeIsraeli scientists seek to make the 'tomato tree' available for commercial farming.
Plan to Let 5,000 More PA Arabs Get Work PermitsLabor minister wants more Palestinian Authority Arabs to be granted permits to enter Israel and work in construction and agriculture.
Agricultural Camp to Connect Youth to the Land of IsraelSecond youth agricultural work camp to take place during Chanukah.
Russia Munches on Israel’s CarrotsBugs Bunny would have loved them: Russia gobbles up 9,000 tons of Israeli-grown carrots that are the twice the usual size. Don’t forget potatoes.
Reform Rabbi Intervenes in Olive HarvestReform Rabbi Arik Asherman was in the center of a dispute– some say he caused it – regarding Jewish olive harvesting in Samaria Monday.
Israel Finds Trade Vistas in ChinaIsrael and China sign an agreement to cooperate in agriculture. More planned.
Iceland’s Volcano Wilts 40 Million Israeli FlowersVolcanic ash from Iceland earlier this month caused millions of dollars in damage to Israel’s growing flower industry. Farmers want compensation.
Israel Begins Annual Apple Export to SyriaBeginning March 2, apples grown by Druze citizens of Israel in the Golan will be exported into Syria.
Study: Commercial Fishing Endangers Israel's DolphinsResearchers at the University of Haifa have determined that extensive commercial fishing is endangering the dolphins of the Mediterranean Sea.
Israel ‘Spreads Light to the Nations’ with New Citrus FruitOne of Israel’s Divine missions is to “spread light to the nations.” Its new citrus fruit, “Light,” is being swallowed up in Europe and Russia.
New Kitchen Applicance to Turn Garbage to CompostFor the first time in Israel, a trash compactor producing organic compost from kitchen garbage will be available as a kitchen appliance.
Israel, Russia Form Agricultural Cooperation AgreementAn initiative of President Shimon Peres, raised in a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, will promote global agricultural cooperation.
'Smart Agriculture' Blossoms in the NegevSewage water from central Israel is being creatively utilized to make the Negev bloom with orchards and vineyards.
Israel's Bug-Free Lettuce Co. to be World LeaderThe Israeli company Hasalat, producer of bug- and pesticide-free vegetables, plans to lead farmers worldwide with a new start-up.
Farmers Demand Foreign Labor, Sales to GazaFarmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.
Made in Israel: ‘Soil Dipstick’ Forecasts Health of Planet EarthPlanet Earth has a “fever,” but Tel Aviv Univ. researchers’ “soil dipstick” may help check its temperature and help catch environmental polluters.