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Israel, UAE sign agricultural agreements

Israel, UAE sign agricultural agreements

UAE Minister of Food and Water Security joins Israel's Agriculture Minister for signing ceremony in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 14/07/2021 01:06
How one Israeli program is exporting agriculture

How one Israeli program is exporting agriculture

In the Arava region, one educational program trains students from around the world in hands-on agriculture.Frank Mecklenburg, 21/01/2021 15:25
Is working in Eretz Yisrael a mitzva?

Is working in Eretz Yisrael a mitzva?

Chatam Sofer series: Working the fields of Eretz Yisrael is a mitzva parallel to putting on tefilin, and one may stop learning Torah for it.Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 30/09/2020 15:29
Israel joins board of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel joins board of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel to begin serving three-year term in board of FAO as of July 12.Orli Harari, 10/07/2020 04:25
Finance Minister Katz trying to push down vegetable prices

Finance Minister Katz trying to push down vegetable prices

Israeli farmers protest Finance Minister's plan, say it needs to allow local farmers to properly compete with imports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/07/2020 13:40
Silver lining to COVID-19: Young Israelis rediscover agriculture

Silver lining to COVID-19: Young Israelis rediscover agriculture

The ‘crop commandos.’ many of them just out of the IDF, are working to help farmers get the harvest in, and are beginning to love it. Op-ed.Douglas Albatef, 11/05/2020 12:30
Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.Ido Ben Porat, 13/04/2020 13:20
Israeli agriculture in wake of coronavirus

Israeli agriculture in wake of coronavirus

Ze'ev After of Alei Bodek speaks about the blow local industries have taken and how he hopes to save his business through direct marketing.Yoni Kempinski, 07/04/2020 12:07
Leftists slam Ayelet Shaked: 'Pure evil, not a bit of Jewishness in her'

Leftists slam Ayelet Shaked: 'Pure evil, not a bit of Jewishness in her'

Leftists respond to campaign to help Israeli farmers: 'Shaked is pure evil, why even pay foreign workers?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2020 10:40
Bennett stops imports of PA agricultural produce

Bennett stops imports of PA agricultural produce

Imports of PA agricultural products to stop as of Sunday at 6:00 a.m.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 31/01/2020 21:10
Israel may be in for a banana shortage

Israel may be in for a banana shortage

TR4, the fungus which led Colombia to declare a national emergency, presents a growing threat to Israel's banana crops.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/10/2019 14:45
Kusto group thrives in the competitive Ukrainian agro sector

Kusto group thrives in the competitive Ukrainian agro sector

Kusto Agro, the Ukrainian based agrarian firm of Kusto Group, continues its expansion.Sponsored Content, 06/08/2019 13:41
Terror or crime? Farmer faces foreclosure after flowers poisoned

Terror or crime? Farmer faces foreclosure after flowers poisoned

Reuven Michaeli's fields of flowers were poisoned - but it's not clear how or why.Bruria Efune & Arutz 7 Staff, 10/07/2019 18:12
'A balloon falls out of the sky and explodes without warning'

'A balloon falls out of the sky and explodes without warning'

An agricultural director in the Gaza envelope says that they were told to harvest their wheat before it ripened due to incendiary balloons.Nitzan Keidar, 16/06/2019 19:39
300 Palestinian farmers join Tel Aviv agro convention

300 Palestinian farmers join Tel Aviv agro convention

Hundreds of Arab farmers from Judea and Samaria take part in 'Agro Mashov' agricultural convention in Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 12/06/2019 12:50
'PA taking control of areas in Judea and Samaria, Jordan Valley'

'PA taking control of areas in Judea and Samaria, Jordan Valley'

Report to be presented in Knesset finds PA consolidating control in areas of strategic importance via agricultural, infrastructure projects.Mordechai Sones, 01/11/2018 14:27
Israel, China sign agricultural agreement

Israel, China sign agricultural agreement

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel meets Chinese Deputy Agriculture Minister as Chinese Vise President visits Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2018 21:57
Likud MK: Agricultural terror spreading like a brush fire

Likud MK: Agricultural terror spreading like a brush fire

MK Sharren Haskel demands government create Shabak unit to deal with agricultural terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2018 14:28
Arabs burn tens of thousands of live chickens

Arabs burn tens of thousands of live chickens

Arab suspects set fire to chicken coops in northern Israel, causing the death of tens of thousands of birds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2018 13:37
Israeli startups to aid India with health, agricultural tech

Israeli startups to aid India with health, agricultural tech

Six Israeli companies to launch pilot programs in India as part of 'Israel-India Bridge to Innovation' program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/06/2018 18:26
They burn - we plant

They burn - we plant

Jewish National Fund will join Gaza area residents' initiative and hold planting events in surrounding communities this week.Mordechai Sones, 07/06/2018 12:43
Watch: Agricultural terror continues in Gush Etzion

Watch: Agricultural terror continues in Gush Etzion

Agriculture and equipment damaged by burning tire last night in kibbutz Kfar Etzion of Gush Etzion.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2018 08:45
Agricultural terror: 'It's time to move from words to actions'

Agricultural terror: 'It's time to move from words to actions'

Shas MK Danny Saida attends conference on agricultural terrorism, vows to work to eradicate it.Hezki Baruch, 07/05/2018 04:12
Agricultural terror rages: Where is the government?

Agricultural terror rages: Where is the government?

Head of Israel Farmers Association laments failure to act after repeated acts of vandalism against agricultural equipment and land in north.Shimon Cohen, 09/04/2018 02:12
Have Israeli researchers discovered Israel's new cash crop?

Have Israeli researchers discovered Israel's new cash crop?

Israeli researchers cultivate desert truffles worth more than uranium.JTA, 10/03/2018 19:29
Israel co-sponsor of agricultural resolution at UN

Israel co-sponsor of agricultural resolution at UN

Israeli record at the UN: 117 co-sponsors for Agricultural Technology Resolution, only one vote in opposition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2017 07:31
Texas Commissioner visits Ariel University

Texas Commissioner visits Ariel University

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller visits Samaria's Ariel University, says there is 'much to be learned from Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/03/2017 11:14
Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Hundreds of farmers gather in Jerusalem to protest government's agriculture policy.Eliran Aharon, 19/12/2016 14:37
Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Israeli farmers demonstrate against low consumer prices and imported produce, demand government implement protectionist policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2016 14:46
Storm costs farmers 14 million NIS in damage

Storm costs farmers 14 million NIS in damage

Due to frost and extreme cold during last week's storm, farmers across Israel report damage to crops as buds suffered in harsh weather.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/02/2016 08:08
UN adopts Israel's agriculture resolution

UN adopts Israel's agriculture resolution

UN votes in favor of an Israeli resolution on agricultural technology for sustainable development despite efforts by Arabs to block it.Ben Ariel, 23/12/2015 01:44
UN approves Israeli resolution despite Arabs

UN approves Israeli resolution despite Arabs

124 countries support Israeli resolution on agricultural technology, despite Arab pressure to prevent its passage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 04/12/2015 21:02
Heat Causes Millions in Damage to Israeli Crops

Heat 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, 03/08/2015 13:56
Watch: Fish and Crops Help Each Other

Watch: Fish and Crops Help Each Other

Technology combining greenhouses and fishery found at the Agritech 2015 conference.Yoni Kempinski, 01/05/2015 01:12
Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015

Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015

Arutz Sheva visits international exhibition for agriculture technologies taking place in Tel Aviv.Yoni Kempinski, 30/04/2015 00:13
Gaza Allowed to Sell Produce in Judea and Samaria

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, 06/11/2014 16:20
Farmers: PA Boycotting Israeli-Grown Watermelons

Farmers: 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, 09/06/2014 15:54
Award-Winning 'Basil Tree' Comes Home to Israel

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, 24/04/2014 16:54
100 Million Shekel Boycott Damage To Jordan Valley

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, 14/02/2014 07:57
Chief Rabbi Asks: Don't Fight over Shemittah

Chief Rabbi Asks: 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, 23/01/2014 20:27
Gaza Terror Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills

Gaza Terror Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills

Farmers warn that continuing danger along Gaza barrier damaging local economy.Maayana Miskin, 26/12/2013 11:02
Itamar Appeals for Help After Snow Devastation

Itamar 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, 23/12/2013 21:59
Snowstorm Wreaks Extensive Agricultural Damage

Snowstorm Wreaks Extensive Agricultural Damage

Hundreds of dunams of Israeli land damaged by record storm over the weekend, including vegetables, Christmas tree crop.Tova Dvorin, 15/12/2013 08:12
IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ Land

IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ Land

Jewish farmers near Shilo may lose vineyard despite lack of Arab claim to the land.Maayana Miskin, 03/12/2013 21:05
Bennett: Safety, Property of Farmers 'Abandoned'

Bennett: Safety, Property of Farmers 'Abandoned'

During preliminary reading of proposal for stricter punishment for agricultural offenses, Bennett states that farmers' lives now 'hellish'Tova Dvorin, 03/11/2013 10:13
Farmer Gets Chance to Rebuild after Arab Theft

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, 27/10/2013 11:18
After 13 Years: Israel, PA Renew Agricultural Ties

After 13 Years: Israel, PA Renew Agricultural Ties

Renewed ties to include committees, workshops for PA farmers.Maayana Miskin, 15/09/2013 15:19
Police Find 5 Stolen Tractors in PA Town

Police Find 5 Stolen Tractors in PA 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, 12/09/2013 12:32
Israeli Scientist: Virus Causing Bees to Disappear

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, 17/06/2013 01:46
Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Dry weather toward winter’s end means farmers expect a rough year.Maayana Miskin, 30/03/2013 21:41
Israeli Farmer Invents Solution for Lemon Rot

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, 15/03/2013 12:47
More Farmers Taking Security into Their Own Hands

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, 15/03/2013 10:52
Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague Israel

Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague Israel

Rabbi sends letter to farmers calling for prayer as locusts threaten crops.Maayana Miskin, 06/03/2013 08:56
Egypt Struck by Swarm of Locusts Ahead of Pesach

Egypt Struck by Swarm of Locusts Ahead of Pesach

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, 03/03/2013 10:31
Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global Warming

Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global Warming

Global warming could devastate Middle East farming and tourism, says the World Bank.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/12/2012 01:43
Thieves Finally Succeed in Massive Goat Theft

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, 02/11/2012 10:01
Stickers Hint at Secret Arab Boycott

Stickers Hint at Secret Arab Boycott

Warning stickers in Arabic found on Israeli-grown fruit. Signs of a secret boycott?Maayana Miskin, 29/10/2012 09:06