Farming

Volunteer program lets farmers share knowledge, skills in other countries

Farmer-to-Farmer responds to the local needs of host-country farmers and organizations like HAF in developing and transitional countries.

A mink farm is seen during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Oploo
Dutch to cull mink at farms hit by coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreaks have occurred on nine farms in the Netherlands.

By REUTERS
03/06/2020
Ahead of Shavuot, Rivlin visits farmers in Emek Hefer region

Many farmers have suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic, and fear for the future of Israeli agriculture.

28/05/2020
Israeli start-up focused on AI agricultural solutions secures $7 million

“We are thrilled to have JVP, an international leading VC fund, and Syngenta as strategic and industry expert investors to help fuel Greeneye’s growth,” said co-founder and CEO Nadav Bocher.

Rivlin on Gaza border: Without agriculture, Israel has no independence

President visits farmers to see how they are struggling since the coronavirus outbreak

Students launch platform connecting consumers to struggling farmers

More than a dozen farms across Israel have joined the initiative to date, selling fresh goods at modest prices and free delivery for orders exceeding a certain amount.

22/04/2020
Israeli farmers deploy pollinating drones to fill COVID-19 labor shortage

The large-scale project uses multiple drones flying simultaneously, equipped with innovative pods developed by Dropcopter to store and effectively dispense pollen from the air.

21/04/2020
Dog [Illustrative]
Pets a source of both comfort and concern in the age of coronavirus

COVID-19 may impact trends like veterinary telemedicine, but Fido and Fifi can forgo the facemasks

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
10/04/2020
Palestinians Gaza
Gaza farmers return to their lands along Israeli border

"I saw an empty area full of holes and dry weeds," said Abu Isaeed, who once grew fruit on the tracts along Gaza's volatile border with Israel.

By REUTERS
05/02/2020
Calf (Illustrative)
Calves descend on Naftali Bennett's home in protest of PA boycott

The calves grazed the grass near Bennett's home as farmers stated that they "don't have the money to continue to feed them."

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