After hundreds of thousands of hens were put to death, bird flu killed thousands of cranes in one of Israel's worst wildlife disasters in its history.
At present, agriculture constitutes more than 50% of the region’s economy.
Agriculture and Rural Development Minister Oded Forer told the Post of his ambitions to forge a strategic partnership with the US on agricultural issues.
The meeting dealt Judea, Samaria and Jordan Valley regional councils' needs in terms of urban development and support of the region's extensive agriculture.
Liberman has called the agriculture reform one of the most important items in the budget, and shows no signs of backing down.
The proposed change to the law was also done in order allow for the production of an expanded range of dairy products.
Movers and shakers in Israeli society.
"Until today, custody removal could only be requested at court. This law establishes custody removal as the default," said Yisrael Beytenu MK Oded Forer.
Feminist group Kolan calls Oded Forer’s appointment ‘a slap on the face to all women in Israel’