agriculture

Amid coronavirus, Ukraine ready to enhance economic ties with Israel

As part of this cooperation, Ukraine is ready to expand cooperation in the fields of agritech and water management.

19/08/2020
Netafim CEO Gaby Miodownik
Netafim closes $85m. irrigation project to serve 35,000 Indian farmers

The three communal irrigation projects will cover 66 villages in the south-Indian state of Karnataka in the next two years.

BLESSING ALBERT of Botswana, in Gilboa: ‘The existence of women in agriculture is the basis of beaut
Israel's special agriculture program aims to create a better world

Israeli program turns students from developing countries into agricultural and economic powerhouses.

By YAEL LEVY , SHIFRA LEVY
06/08/2020
Rice trial - Maharashtra India Sept 2018
Israeli start-up enables farmers to grow crops in salty water

“The materials are completely safe and give the crops a form of ‘immunity’ from salt and also drought conditions.”

Watermelon
Int'l Watermelon Day: Tips on how to pick the best watermelon

For choosing a flavorful watermelon, tips include what color to go for when picking out a watermelon, if size matters, and what conditions are best for keeping the coveted summer food.

04/08/2020
eggs
Egg shortage feared in Israel in coming weeks, as High Holy Days near

One supermarket chain warned that if the public reacts to reports of a possible lockdown by buying an extra carton of eggs while shopping, a shortage would result within a week or two.

Israeli bride Shiklar poses for a wedding photo in front of an Iron Dome rocket launcher
IDF sued for 'very strong' radiation exposure from Iron Dome facility

Five years after the Iron Dome battery was installed, kibbutz residents were told by the IDF not to approach the area surrounding the facility, due to strong radiation emitted by the battery.

Thai labourers work on a cabbage field near Kibbutz Nahal Oz, just outside the northern Gaza Strip F
Labor abuse fears rise for Thai migrant workers in Israel under new deal

Israel's ambassador to Thailand, Meir Shlomo, said the recruitment process would be "legal and transparent."

By REUTERS
21/07/2020
Farmers at work in Rhamtal, India, after the completion of Netafim's community irrigation project
Heavy monsoon rains speed up crop planting in India

Planting of rice, the key summer crop, was at 16.8 million hectares as of July 17 versus 14.2 million hectares in the previous year, the ministry said.

By REUTERS
18/07/2020
The Negev bloomed 1.6 million years ago, scientists say

“The Negev did not look like [it does] today,” said Hanan Ginat, an earth scientist at the Dead Sea and Arava Science Center.

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