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

Israeli Scientists Discover 'Self-Watering' Desert Plant

Scientists discovered that a rare desert plant waters itself, enabling it to receive 16 times the amount of rainwater that falls on it each year.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/5/2009, 4:36 PM