By Jewish Business News On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Israel Releases Millions of Sterile Male Flies to Combat Fruit Flies

  Every week, 33 million sterile male flies are scattered from airplanes on citrus groves and agriculture in the Israeli farmland around Gaza Strip, as part of a unique project to fight pests. The dispersion More...

By Abigail Klein Leichman On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Israelis Build First Dairy Farm in Papua New Guinea

Call him the milkman of the world. Since 1990, civil engineer Ronen Feigenbaum has used Israeli technology and knowhow to set up dairy farms in China, England, India, Mexico, Namibia, Nigeria, Philippines, Romania, More...

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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Israel to Begin Exporting Medical Marijuana Soon, Report

Israel will begin the exportation of  medical marijuana abroad. The move comes after its government  approved measures in June to make medical cannabis more easily accessible to over 23, 000 patients in Israel, More...

By Viva Sarah Press On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Europe to Israel: More Avocado, Please!

  The Israeli avocado season is underway, and health-conscientious Europeans are keeping a watchful eye on this super fruit’s journey from orchard to cargo hold to their local grocery store. High More...

By Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Moving Fish From Polluted Tanks to Flexible Sea Cages

Today, more than half the fish consumed around the world is grown in fish farms. Most farms overcrowd the fish, feed them massive amounts of antibiotics, and treat them with hormones and pesticides. Yet More...

By News Brief On Monday, August 1st, 2016

How Medical Marijuana Farming in Israel Could Help California’s Cannabis Industry — and Vice Versa

  Only four days before the official summer solstice, the air is hot and heavy, the sky cloudless. The road along the highway is spotted with shrubbery, gas stations, and occasionally vast rows of More...

By Itamar Eichner On Monday, July 18th, 2016

Will US Imports Uproot Israeli Agriculture?

A high ranking delegation from the US Trade Commission will be speaking with Israeli government representatives in Jerusalem on Monday and Tuesday. They are expected to ask Israel to open up its markets to a wide More...

By News Brief On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

David Rosenberg’s AeroFarm Builts the World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey

  Indoor vertical farming turns industrial spaces into functional farms without soil and sunlight and hopes to help source food locally. Seeds at the farms are grown in recycled water bottles. AeroFarm’s vertical More...

By Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Next-Gen Israeli Agtech Turns a Rooftop Into a Farm

 On the rooftop of the Mishor Adumim industrial park in the desert between Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, an acre of herbs and lettuces provide employment for about 20 people representing the entire Israeli mosaic: More...

By Ynet News On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Want Cheap Produce? Check Facebook

In an unusual step, a farmer opened his tomato fields to the public so they could pick their own tomatoes for free, highlighting the collapse of the Israeli agriculture sector. It turns out that the amount More...


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