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UN approves Israeli resolution despite Arab opposition

124 countries support Israeli resolution on agricultural technology, despite Arab pressure to prevent its passage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/4/2015, 9:02 PM

Heat Wave Causes Millions in Damage to Israeli Crops

Regional heat wave hits Israel, with 250 notifications of agricultural damage received in a day and more predicted on the way.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/3/2015, 1:56 PM

Watch: Fish and Crops Help Each Other

Technology combining greenhouses and fishery found at the Agritech 2015 conference.Yoni Kempinski, 5/1/2015, 1:12 AM

Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015

Arutz Sheva visits international exhibition for agriculture technologies taking place in Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 4/30/2015, 12:13 AM

Gaza Allowed to Sell Produce in Judea and Samaria

Ten tons of cucumbers and tons of fresh fish allowed into markets of PA-controlled areas in latest 'gesture.'Natanel Katz, Cynthia Blank, 11/6/2014, 4:20 PM

Israeli Farmers Say PA Boycotting Israeli-Grown Watermelons

Vegetable growers call for retaliatory measures as PA bans Israeli watermelons - but continues to send its produce into Israel.Yaakov Levi, 6/9/2014, 3:54 PM

Award-Winning 'Basil Tree' Comes Home to Israel

After winning awards abroad, an Israeli botanical invention by Hishtil called the “Basil Tree” will be available in Israel.Yosef Berger, 4/24/2014, 4:54 PM

100 Million Shekel Boycott Damage To Jordan Valley

At upcoming agricultural conference, figures will be announced showing astronomical European boycott toll last year.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 7:57 AM

Chief Rabbi Lau Asks Rabbis: Don't Fight over Shemittah

Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi speaks at conference of 400 rabbis about upcoming shemittah sabbatical year, which raises controversial issues.Ari Yashar, 1/23/2014, 8:27 PM

Gaza Terror Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills

Farmers warn that continuing danger along Gaza barrier damaging local economy.Maayana Miskin, 12/26/2013, 11:02 AM

Samarian Community Appeals for Help After Snow Devastation

Snow storm causes millions of shekels of damage to town of Itamar's agriculture and tourism, Arutz Sheva joins appeal for donations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 9:59 PM

Snowstorm Damages Millions of Shekels in Agriculture

Hundreds of dunams of Israeli land damaged by record storm over the weekend, including vegetables, Christmas tree crop.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 8:12 AM

IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ Land

Jewish farmers near Shilo may lose vineyard despite lack of Arab claim to the land.Maayana Miskin, 12/3/2013, 9:05 PM

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'Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2013, 10:13 AM

Farmer Gets Chance to Rebuild after Arab Theft

A generous donor has given a Samaria farmer a chance to rebuild his life after he was targeted in a massive goat theft.Maayana Miskin, 10/27/2013, 11:18 AM

After 13 Years: Israel, PA Renew Agricultural Accords

Renewed ties to include committees, workshops for PA farmers.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 3:19 PM

Police Find 5 Stolen Tractors in Palestinian Authority Town

Police on the hunt for one stolen tractor, stumble across four more in the Arab town of Teysar. Two PA residents arrested.Maayana Miskin, 9/12/2013, 12:32 PM

Israeli Scientist: Virus Causing Bees to Disappear

An Israeli scientists says that he has found the answer to a burning question: Where have all the bees gone?David Lev, 6/17/2013, 1:46 AM

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Dry weather toward winter’s end means farmers expect a rough year.Maayana Miskin, 3/30/2013, 9:41 PM

Israeli Farmer Invents Solution for Lemon Rot

A lemon grower from southern Israel has successfully tested a product to prevent mold that kills lemon groves.Maayana Miskin, 3/15/2013, 12:47 PM

More Farmers Taking Security into Their Own Hands

Again: desperate Jewish farmers tire of looking to police for help, create their own security group.Maayana Miskin, 3/15/2013, 10:52 AM

Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague Israel

Rabbi sends letter to farmers calling for prayer as locusts threaten crops.Maayana Miskin, 3/6/2013, 8:56 AM

Egypt Struck by Swarm of Locusts Ahead of Passover

To those who thought the Passover Haggadah might have been exaggerating – think again. Millions of locusts have swooped down on to Egypt.Hana Levi Julian, 3/3/2013, 10:31 AM

Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global Warming

Global warming could devastate Middle East farming and tourism, says the World Bank.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/6/2012, 1:43 AM

Thieves Finally Succeed in Massive Goat Theft

Jewish farmer targeted in quick theft of massive herd. Arab thieves had threatened to steal the goats for years.Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 10:01 AM

Stickers Hint at Secret Arab Boycott

Warning stickers in Arabic found on Israeli-grown fruit. Signs of a secret boycott?Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2012, 9:06 AM

Food Waste in US Reaches 40%; Is Israel Any Better?

Joseph Gitler, Head of Leket Israel, responds to a discomforting Washington Post reportGideon Israel, 8/23/2012, 6:22 PM

Agricultural Theft Becoming ‘Professional Organized Crime’

Hints of a crackdown on agricultural theft as judge warns of ‘organized crime’ targeting farmers. Maayana Miskin, 8/20/2012, 1:13 AM

Israeli Teens Compete for Intl Beekeeping Prize

Three teenage beekeepers will represent Israel in Prague, where they will compete for awards and raise awareness.Maayana Miskin, 7/8/2012, 8:02 PM

Israeli Scientist Named World Food Prize Winner

Dr. Daniel Hillel, an Israeli-American scientist who created an innovative irrigation method, named winner of the 2012 World Food Prize.Elad Benari, 6/13/2012, 4:16 AM

Israel Offers Free Agricultural Training to PA Officials

Israeli Civil Administration organized a three-day seminar, free of charge, for PA officials, aimed at improving agricultural output.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/30/2012, 12:17 PM

South Sudan Senior Minister Visits Israel, Lauds Cooperation

South Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture visits the Agritech conference in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 5/16/2012, 6:12 AM

‘Everything Coming up Cherries' in Israel

Israel enjoys a bounty cherry season thanks to a frigid winter that helped trees “sleep” before waking up. Yield approximately 6,500 tons.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/14/2012, 9:22 AM

Bethlehem Governor Bans Israeli Imports

The governor of Bethlehem signed an order, on Sunday, banning the entry of Israeli agricultural products into the city.Rachel Hirshfeld & Gabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 9:44 PM

Video: Let's Start Growing Exotic Fruits in Israel

The Fresh AgroMashov 2012 exhibition featured a display of exotic fruits, all of which were grown in Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/8/2012, 7:16 AM

Coming Soon: The National Wholesale Agricultural Market

The new government supervised wholesale Israeli agricultural market will benefit both producers as well as customers.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/7/2012, 8:26 AM

Agro Mashov 2012 Presents Israel's Agricultural Innovations

The Fresh AgroMashov 2012 exhibition presented Israel's latest developments in the agricultural field and provided export opportunities.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 3/7/2012, 7:13 AM

Jordanian Farmers Demand: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Farmers and wholesalers in Jordan have demanded that the government stop imports of potatoes originating in Israel.Elad Benari, 12/30/2011, 6:12 AM

Israeli Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/28/2011, 10:37 PM

Israeli Agro-Tech Prompts India to Create Its Own

A visit to Israel has inspired Haryana's Chief Minister to create 11 new centers of excellence in farming in his own state. Chana Ya'ar, 4/19/2011, 9:31 PM

Mass-Producing the Tomato Tree

Israeli scientists seek to make the 'tomato tree' available for commercial farming.Maayana Miskin, 2/23/2011, 7:34 PM

Plan to Let 5,000 More PA Arabs Get Work Permits

Labor minister wants more Palestinian Authority Arabs to be granted permits to enter Israel and work in construction and agriculture. Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2011, 5:51 PM

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Agricultural Camp to Connect Youth to the Land of Israel

Second youth agricultural work camp to take place during Chanukah.Elad Benari, 11/12/2010, 2:45 AM

Russia Munches on Israel’s Carrots

Bugs 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/10/2010, 12:03 PM

Reform Rabbi Intervenes in Olive Harvest

Reform Rabbi Arik Asherman was in the center of a dispute– some say he caused it – regarding Jewish olive harvesting in Samaria Monday.Hillel Fendel, 10/18/2010, 9:27 PM

Israel Finds Trade Vistas in China

Israel and China sign an agreement to cooperate in agriculture. More planned.Elad Benari, 9/15/2010, 5:06 AM

Iceland’s Volcano Wilts 40 Million Israeli Flowers

Volcanic ash from Iceland earlier this month caused millions of dollars in damage to Israel’s growing flower industry. Farmers want compensation.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/28/2010, 8:27 PM

Israel Begins Annual Apple Export to Syria

Beginning March 2, apples grown by Druze citizens of Israel in the Golan will be exported into Syria. Malkah Fleisher, 3/2/2010, 10:20 PM

Study: Commercial Fishing Endangers Israel's Dolphins

Researchers at the University of Haifa have determined that extensive commercial fishing is endangering the dolphins of the Mediterranean Sea.Malkah Fleisher, 2/8/2010, 9:33 PM

Israel ‘Spreads Light to the Nations’ with New Citrus Fruit

One 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/11/2010, 11:18 AM

New Kitchen Applicance to Turn Garbage to Compost

For the first time in Israel, a trash compactor producing organic compost from kitchen garbage will be available as a kitchen appliance.Malkah Fleisher, 12/22/2009, 8:32 AM

Israel, Russia Form Agricultural Cooperation Agreement

An initiative of President Shimon Peres, raised in a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, will promote global agricultural cooperation. Malkah Fleisher, 12/1/2009, 7:33 AM

'Smart Agriculture' Blossoms in the Negev

Sewage water from central Israel is being creatively utilized to make the Negev bloom with orchards and vineyards.Hillel Fendel, 11/30/2009, 11:00 AM

Israel's Bug-Free Lettuce Co. to be World Leader

The Israeli company Hasalat, producer of bug- and pesticide-free vegetables, plans to lead farmers worldwide with a new start-up.INN staff, 11/1/2009, 10:16 PM

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor, Sales to Gaza

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.Maayana Miskin, 10/26/2009, 5:50 PM

Made in Israel: ‘Soil Dipstick’ Forecasts Health of Planet Earth

Planet Earth has a “fever,” but Tel Aviv Univ. researchers’ “soil dipstick” may help check its temperature and help catch environmental polluters.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/7/2009, 10:57 AM