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Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015

Arutz Sheva visits international exhibition for agriculture technologies taking place in Tel Aviv.

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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.'

Gaza Allowed to Sell Produce in Judea and Samaria

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.

Israeli Farmers Say PA Boycotting Israeli-Grown Watermelons

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.

Award-Winning 'Basil Tree' Comes Home to Israel

100 Million Shekel Boycott Damage To Jordan Valley

At upcoming agricultural conference, figures will be announced showing astronomical European boycott toll last year.

100 Million Shekel Boycott Damage To Jordan Valley

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.

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

Gaza Terror Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills

Farmers warn that continuing danger along Gaza barrier damaging local economy.

Gaza Terror Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills

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.

Samarian Community Appeals for Help After Snow Devastationplayer

Snowstorm Wreaks Extensive Agricultural Damage

Hundreds of dunams of Israeli land damaged by record storm over the weekend, including vegetables, Christmas tree crop.

Snowstorm Damages Millions of Shekels in Agriculture

IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ Land

Jewish farmers near Shilo may lose vineyard despite lack of Arab claim to the land.

IDF May Seize Jewish Farmers’ Land

Bennett: Safety, Property of Farmers 'Abandoned'

During preliminary reading of proposal for stricter punishment for agricultural offenses, Bennett states that farmers' lives now 'hellish'

Bennett: Safety, Property of Farmers Has Been 'Abandoned'

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.

Farmer Gets Chance to Rebuild after Arab Theft

After 13 Years: Israel, PA Renew Agricultural Ties

Renewed ties to include committees, workshops for PA farmers.

After 13 Years: Israel, PA Renew Agricultural Accords

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.

Police Find 5 Stolen Tractors in Palestinian Authority Town

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?

Israeli Scientist: Virus Causing Bees to Disappear

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

Dry weather toward winter’s end means farmers expect a rough year.

Despite Rain, a Hard Winter for Farmers

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.

Israeli Farmer Invents Solution for Lemon Rot

More Farmers Taking Security into Their Own Hands

Again: desperate Jewish farmers tire of looking to police for help, create their own security group.

More Farmers Taking Security into Their Own Hands

Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague Israel

Rabbi sends letter to farmers calling for prayer as locusts threaten crops.

Rabbi: Pray that Locusts Do Not Plague Israel

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.

Egypt Struck by Swarm of Locusts Ahead of Passover

Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global Warming

Global warming could devastate Middle East farming and tourism, says the World Bank.

Arabs and Jews Common Target for Global Warming

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.

Thieves Finally Succeed in Massive Goat Theft

Stickers Hint at Secret Arab Boycott

Warning stickers in Arabic found on Israeli-grown fruit. Signs of a secret boycott?

Stickers Hint at Secret Arab Boycott

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

Joseph Gitler, Head of Leket Israel, responds to a discomforting Washington Post report

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

Agricultural Theft Becoming ‘Organized Crime’

Hints of a crackdown on agricultural theft as judge warns of ‘organized crime’ targeting farmers.

Agricultural Theft Becoming ‘Professional Organized Crime’

Israeli Teens Compete for Intl Beekeeping Prize

Three teenage beekeepers will represent Israel in Prague, where they will compete for awards and raise awareness.

Israeli Teens Compete for Intl Beekeeping Prize

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.

Israeli Scientist Named World Food Prize Winner

Israel Offers Free Agricultural Training to PA

Israeli Civil Administration organized a three-day seminar, free of charge, for PA officials, aimed at improving agricultural output.

Israel Offers Free Agricultural Training to PA Officials

South Sudan Minister Visits Israel

South Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture visits the Agritech conference in Tel Aviv.

South Sudan Senior Minister Visits Israel, Lauds Cooperationplayer

‘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.

‘Everything Coming up Cherries' in Israel

Bethlehem Governor Bans Israeli Imports

The governor of Bethlehem signed an order, on Sunday, banning the entry of Israeli agricultural products into the city.

Bethlehem Governor Bans Israeli Imports

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.

Video: Let's Start Growing Exotic Fruits in Israelplayer

Coming Soon: The Wholesale Agricultural Market

The new government supervised wholesale Israeli agricultural market will benefit both producers as well as customers.

Coming Soon: The National Wholesale Agricultural Marketplayer

Agro Mashov Presents Israel's Innovations

The Fresh AgroMashov 2012 exhibition presented Israel's latest developments in the agricultural field and provided export opportunities.

Agro Mashov 2012 Presents Israel's Agricultural Innovationsplayer

Jordanian Farmers: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Farmers and wholesalers in Jordan have demanded that the government stop imports of potatoes originating in Israel.

Jordanian Farmers Demand: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.

Israeli Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

Israeli Agro Tech Inspires India

A visit to Israel has inspired Haryana's Chief Minister to create 11 new centers of excellence in farming in his own state.

Israeli Agro-Tech Prompts India to Create Its Own

Mass-Producing the Tomato Tree

Israeli scientists seek to make the 'tomato tree' available for commercial farming.

Mass-Producing the Tomato Tree

5,000 More PA Arabs to Work

Labor minister wants more Palestinian Authority Arabs to be granted permits to enter Israel and work in construction and agriculture.

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

Camp Connects Youth to Israel

Second youth agricultural work camp to take place during Chanukah.

Agricultural Camp to Connect Youth to the Land of Israelplayer