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Israel approves: No more cage systems will be built

Israel is among the first countries in the world to ban the use of chicken cages and move to non-cage systems.

Israel approves: No more cage systems will be built

Agriculture Ministry warns of expected fresh chicken shortage

Agriculture Ministry warns of shortage due to week of Eid al-Adha, recommends purchasing fresh chicken prior to the holiday.

Agriculture Ministry warns of expected chicken shortage

Agriculture Ministry: 'Received a packet of seeds? Don't open it'

Agriculture Ministry warns Israelis: 'Don't open or toss mysterious packets of seeds.'

Received a packet of seeds? Don't open it

Agriculture Ministry: No egg shortage expected during second wave

Agriculture Ministry examines market, says no shortage of eggs, dairy, meat, expected in near future.

No egg shortage expected during second wave

Vegetable prices likely to rise

Heat wave harms vegetables, fruits, may cause price hike, report says.

Vegetable prices likely to rise

Smotrich: 'They're trying to divide the pioneers'

National Union Chairman attacked at Agriculture Conference for supporting Judea and Samaria; replies: 'Ignorance, wickedness, hypocrisy.'

Smotrich: 'They're trying to divide the pioneers'player

Watch: Sukkot at the 'Israeli Agricultural Park'

Arutz Sheva visits agriculture ministry's park in Rishon Letzion: Tropical fruits, children's activities, plant labyrinth, animal puppets.

Watch: Sukkot at the 'Israeli Agricultural Park'player

Is IDF eating Hamas-grown tomatoes?

Facebook picture reveals that IDF uses Gaza-grown tomatoes.Family members of Gazan farmer express overt support for Hamas.

Is IDF eating Hamas-grown tomatoes?

New system to rate slaughterhouses on cruelty

Israelis who are worried about the way animals are treated prior to slaughter can now find out how the chicken they are eating was treated.

New system to rate slaughterhouses on animal cruelty

Authorities foil attempt to smuggle stingrays

Agriculture Ministry supervisors find unlicensed vehicle trying to smuggle illegally-fished perch and stingrays into Israeli market.

Authorities foil attempt to smuggle stingrays through checkpoint

Farmers warn: Imported tomatoes are diseased

Agriculturalists Federation says tomatoes from Jordan are not fit for human consumption, have viruses.

Farmers warn: Imported tomatoes are diseased

Officials: Meat, chicken shortage on the way

Meat and chicken could be in short supply in the coming days if veterinarians go on strike as planned, government officials said.

Officials: Meat, chicken shortage on the way - stock up now!

The Dairy Industry: Fewer Farms, but More Milk

Israeli dairy production per capita one of the highest worldwide, according to Agriculture Ministry report.

The Dairy Industry: Fewer Farms, but More Milk

Former Agriculture Minister Pesach Grupper Dies

Former Agriculture Minister Pesach Grupper passed away Monday night at the age of 88.

Former Agriculture Minister Pesach Grupper Dies at 88

New Negev Locust Snack Food Abounds ‘On the Wing’

Another new swarm of locusts has been spotted in southern Israel, as small groups break off from a “mother swarm” in Egypt.

More Negev Locust Snack Food Abounds ‘On the Wing’

No Locusts to Plague Israel for Passover

Israeli authorities say they have managed to exterminate nearly all of the locusts that crossed the border into the country from Egypt.

Agriculture Ministry: No Locusts to Plague Israel for Passover

No Locusts Allowed to Plague Israel

A swarm of one million locusts that was headed north from southern Israel has been stopped dead in its tracks.

No Locusts Allowed to Plague Israel

Egg Producers: Pay Us More, Or We'll Break Them

Within days, they Israelis will begin to notice a shortage of eggs due to a strike called by egg producers.

Egg Producers: Pay Us More, Or We'll Break Them

Pesach, Yom Ha'atzmaut Have Cows on the Run

During the 5 weeks between Passover and Lag Ba'omer, meat consumption in Israel jumps.

Pesach, Yom Ha'atzmaut Have Cows on the Run

Ministry: Bring the Etrog, Leave the Lulav Behind

Visitors to Israel for Sukkot may bring an etrog with them, but not a lulav. The reason: Preventing agricultural disease in Israel.

Ministry to Tourists: Bring the Etrog, Leave the Lulav Behind