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Meet the farmers keeping shemittah 'the way it's meant to be'

Am Yisrael Chai is supporting farmers who are keeping the laws of the Sabbatical year - you can support them, too.

Meet the farmers keeping shemittah 'the way it's meant to be'player

Are fruit & vegetable prices about to drop?

Agriculture Minister to publish outline for tax reforms & benefits to Israeli farmers, resulting in annual savings of NIS 840 per family.

Are fruit & vegetable prices about to drop?

Will Liberman's plan to cancel tariffs really lead to price cuts?

Farmers claim supermarket cartels fix high prices; cutting import tariffs will be their death sentence.

Will Liberman's plan to cancel tariffs lead to price cuts?

Biden canceling Trump’s COVID food relief program

USDA Farmers to Families Food Box took fresh produce, dairy and meat unneeded by companies and gave it to food banks.

Biden canceling Trump’s COVID food relief program

The struggle for Israel isn’t over yet

The organization that saves the farmers from risk of closure has launched a crowd-funding campaign.

The struggle for Israel isn’t over yetplayer

Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Southern kibbutz sues Defense Ministry for compensation after farmers banned from working in fields.

Farmers vs Iron Dome

Kosher flour company: ‘We’ve been milling our heads off’ during coronavirus outbreak

For some small kosher food purveyors, the coronavirus era is boom time.

‘We’ve been milling our heads off’

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

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

As 25-year lease ends, Jordan closes enclave on Israel's side of the Jordan River to Israelis.

Jordan closes entrance to Naharayim

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Ahead of termination of land lease, Jordan Valley Council turns to Jordan's King Abdullah. 'Let us meet and reach an agreement.'

Israeli farmers to Jordan king: Don't cut us off from our lands

Gush Katif evacuees accuse state of reneging on compensation

Families demand tens of millions of shekels from State for canceling compensatory land agreement, threatening their economic collapse.

Gush Katif evacuees accuse state of reneging on compensation

IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

IDF no longer purchasing vegetables from farmers in Gaza, Tulkarm, report says.

IDF won't buy vegetables from Gaza

Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmers

President calls on Secretary of State to 'closely study' confiscation of white land by government and murder of farmers.

Trump: Monitor killings of South African white farmersplayer

Farmers threaten to go to Supreme Court over Turkish tomatoes

'High prices from retail chains cartel gross profit of 70% what consumer pays; public sees high prices don't trickle down to farmers.'

Farmers threaten to go to Supreme Court over Turkish tomatoes

Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Finance Minister approves recommendation to compensate farmers for loss of produce caused by drought.

Finance Minister announces drought in Negev

Defense Minister may compensate Gaza Belt farmers

Defense Ministry examines possibility of compensating farmers ordered to stop working during security incidents along Gaza border.

Defense Minister may compensate Gaza Belt farmers

Good news for religious farmers

New fund seeks to support farmers observing Jewish laws of Sabbatical year, during which cultivation of land is forbidden.

Good news for religious farmers

Revenge of the Jordan Valley farmers

After Jordan Valley farmers suffer from destruction of fields and equipment by Arabs, regional council head takes an unusual step.

Revenge of the Jordan Valley farmers

Farmers from Gush Katif to receive greater compensation

Jerusalem District Court rules that expelled farmers of Gush Katif are entitled to compensation according to current property values.

Farmers from Gush Katif to receive greater compensation

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Hundreds of farmers gather in Jerusalem to protest government's agriculture policy.

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Israeli farmers demonstrate against low consumer prices and imported produce, demand government implement protectionist policies.

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Police: Farmer fired in self-defense

Police have sided with a farmer who shot at three Palestinian burglars trying to steal his truck - and killed one.

Police: Farmer who killed Palestinian fired in self-defense

'Security must change priorities in farming areas'

MKs Ohana and Broshi submitted a petition this morning to the Interior Security Minister to address the issue of defense in rural areas.

'Security forces need to change priorities in farming areas'

'The State doesn't defend me? I must do it myself'

Dr. Jodi Broder of the Ono Academic Institute relates to the ethics of self-defense in the wake of the Beit Elazri shooting incident.

'If the State doesn't defend me, I must defend myself'

2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

First Temple period farmhouse, along with 1,500-year-old church featuring colorful mosaics, discovered ahead of building new neighborhood.

2,700-year-old farm found in Rosh Ha'ayin

Israeli App Helps Farmers Around the World

Pickapp, developed in the Arava region, combines location platforms with agro-technics to build a revolutionary map.

The Israeli App that Will Help Farmers Around the Worldplayer

Report Indicates Milk Consumers Are Being Milked

Consumers in Israel pay more for milk, but an Agriculture Ministry study shows that production costs in Israel and the EU are very similar.

Report Indicates Milk Consumers Are Being Milked

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Agricultural official says only a 'climate miracle' can prevent severe crisis unless gov't increases desalination efforts.

Israel Faces Almost Unprecedented Water Crisis

Arabs Damage Fences

Farmers from communities in northern Israel discovered that the fences of their communities had been damaged by their Arab neighbors.

Arabs Damage Fences of Jewish Communities

Fruits-and-Vegetables Strike

For the first time in the history of the State of Israel, the farmers will hold a three-day strike next week, withholding all fresh produce.

Farmers Won't Deliver Fruits and Vegetables

ZOA: Protect Jewish Farmers, Too

Israel provides special protection to Palestinian Authority farmers, but terrorists constantly attack Jewish farms. The ZOA demands equality.

ZOA Demands Equal Protection for Jewish Farmers

Gaza Arabs Sue Katif Farmers

No relief in sight for the 400 Gush Katif farmers. Not only are 70% still unemployed, but their former workers – Arabs from Gaza – are suing them!

Gaza Arabs Sue Gush Katif Farmers

Cow Kick Floors Farmer

Israelis raise tough cows, it seems. A Jewish farmer almost kicked the bucket when a half-ton calf collapsed a cement wall on his legs.

Holy Cow! Calf Kicks, Cement Wall Falls on Farmer

Bibi Vows to Help Katif Victims

Netanyahu backed expelling Gaza farmers until he objected when the deal was done. He told them Monday that helping them is a “national mission.”

Bibi Tells Expulsion Victims Helping Them is 'National Mission'

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor

Farmers clashed with immigration police Monday and demanded foreign laborers. Fruit farmers want increased sales to Gaza.

Farmers Demand Foreign Labor, Sales to Gaza

The 'Jewish Guard' Rises Again

Jews have revived the old Jewish Guard (HaShomer) in order to protect Zionist farmers from Arab and Bedouin marauders.

Defending Zionist Farmers: The 'Jewish Guards' Rise Again