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Israeli Scientist Named World Food Prize Winner

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, 13/06/2012 04:16
Israel Offers Free Agricultural Training to PA

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.Rachel Hirshfeld, 30/05/2012 12:17
South Sudan Minister Visits Israel

South Sudan Minister Visits Israel

South Sudan’s Minister of Agriculture visits the Agritech conference in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 16/05/2012 06:12
‘Everything Coming up Cherries' in Israel

‘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, 14/05/2012 09:22
Bethlehem Governor Bans Israeli Imports

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, 16/04/2012 21:44
Video: Let's Start Growing Exotic Fruits in Israel

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, 08/03/2012 07:16
Coming Soon: The Wholesale Agricultural Market

Coming Soon: The Wholesale Agricultural Market

The new government supervised wholesale Israeli agricultural market will benefit both producers as well as customers.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 07/03/2012 08:26
Agro Mashov Presents Israel's Innovations

Agro Mashov Presents Israel's Innovations

The Fresh AgroMashov 2012 exhibition presented Israel's latest developments in the agricultural field and provided export opportunities.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 07/03/2012 07:13
Jordanian Farmers: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Jordanian Farmers: Stop Importing Israeli Potatoes

Farmers and wholesalers in Jordan have demanded that the government stop imports of potatoes originating in Israel.Elad Benari, 30/12/2011 06:12
Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

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, 28/11/2011 22:37
Israeli Agro Tech Inspires India

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. Chana Ya'ar, 19/04/2011 21:31
Mass-Producing the Tomato Tree

Mass-Producing the Tomato Tree

Israeli scientists seek to make the 'tomato tree' available for commercial farming.Maayana Miskin, 23/02/2011 19:34
5,000 More PA Arabs to Work

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. Chana Ya'ar, 05/01/2011 17:51
Camp Connects Youth to Israel

Camp Connects Youth to Israel

Second youth agricultural work camp to take place during Chanukah.Elad Benari, 12/11/2010 02:45
Russia Chomps on Israeli Carrots

Russia Chomps on Israeli 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, 10/11/2010 12:03
Reform Rabbi Seeks Olive Owners

Reform Rabbi Seeks Olive Owners

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, 18/10/2010 21:27
Israel Looks at China for Trade

Israel Looks at China for Trade

Israel and China sign an agreement to cooperate in agriculture. More planned.Elad Benari, 15/09/2010 05:06
Volcano Wilts Israeli Flowers

Volcano Wilts 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, 28/04/2010 20:27
Apple Export to Syria Begins

Apple Export to Syria Begins

Beginning March 2, apples grown by Druze citizens of Israel in the Golan will be exported into Syria. Malkah Fleisher, 02/03/2010 22:20
Israel's Dolphins Threatened

Israel's Dolphins Threatened

Researchers at the University of Haifa have determined that extensive commercial fishing is endangering the dolphins of the Mediterranean Sea.Malkah Fleisher, 08/02/2010 21:33
‘Spreading the Light’ with Fruit

‘Spreading the Light’ with 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, 11/01/2010 11:18
Compost in the Kitchen

Compost in the Kitchen

For the first time in Israel, a trash compactor producing organic compost from kitchen garbage will be available as a kitchen appliance.Malkah Fleisher, 22/12/2009 08:32
Israel, Russia Sign Agro-Pact

Israel, Russia Sign Agro-Pact

An initiative of President Shimon Peres, raised in a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, will promote global agricultural cooperation. Malkah Fleisher, 01/12/2009 07:33
'Smart Agriculture' in the Negev

'Smart Agriculture' in the Negev

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

'Hasalat' to be Worldwide Leader

The Israeli company Hasalat, producer of bug- and pesticide-free vegetables, plans to lead farmers worldwide with a new start-up.INN staff, 01/11/2009 22:16
Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.Maayana Miskin, 26/10/2009 17:50
‘Soil Dipstick’ for Planet Earth

‘Soil Dipstick’ for 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, 07/10/2009 10:57
Self-Watering Desert Plant Found

Self-Watering Desert Plant Found

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, 05/07/2009 16:36