Bird flu found at central Israel farm in 4th outbreak this season

All coops within a 10-kilometer radius have been placed in quarantine and the Veterinary Service is conducting testing.


Israel-made solar energy cells produce power while keeping land farmable

Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers develop selective solar energy cells that produce green electricity while allowing agricultural cultivation of the ground below.

Israel finds first bird flu case of the season in turkeys

The slaughterhouse where the infections were found and all the coops within a 10 kilometer radius were placed under quarantine.


Lithuanian farmer burns grain for heat, cheaper than burning wood

Since imports of wood products from Russia and its ally Belarus were banned due to sanctions, wood pellets used for heating have soared to 600 euros per ton.

Israeli agriculture

Eretz Noshevet to invest $2m. for farmers, agro-tech, land development

Currently in the pilot phase, the initiatives chosen by the investment committee stand to gain major benefit from the fund’s money and guidance.

Can hi-tech fish farming replace traditional agriculture?

Biologist Roni Hochman Sussman explains how aquaculture could become the most sustainable and efficient way of feeding the globe’s rapidly increasing population.

Cuba entirely without power after Hurricane Ian

The sprawling Category 3 hurricane was barreling north towards the Dry Tortugas, off the Florida Keys, late on Tuesday, with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour.


This indoor vegetable grower uses AI and automation to make your next salad

Agwa’s indoor vegetable garden home appliance was a highlight among several agri-tech companies at this week’s PLANETech World 2022 conference.

Grain field

Grace Breeding boosts grain yield by18% while cutting CO2 emissions

Tech Talk: Agrotech company Grace Breeding just announced the results of a field test it conducted for its nitrogen fixation technology (NFT), an organic alternative to harmful synthetic fertilizers.

Meet the new development that will help deal with the wheat shortage

Lavie Bio develops products based on bacteria found in a plant's natural growing environment which helps to improve the yield, quality and sustainability of agricultural crops.

By Lior Novick/Maariv
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