By Abigail Klein Leichman On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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A Newfangled Weather Vane for a Connected World

#AgTech   In less than 10 years, the world will need 30 percent more food to feed some 8 billion people. Israeli agricultural technologies help farmers everywhere in meeting that challenge by increasing More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Bayer to Invest $10 Million in Israeli Agritech Through Trendlines

Bayer and an Israeli innovation commercialization company, Trendlines, announced a partnership to invest in agricultural technologies through the establishment of the Bayer Trendlines Ag Innovation Fund. The More...

By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, March 21st, 2016
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Israeli Technology: First Sustainable U.S. Rice Drip Irrigation Project at a California Ranch

The first sustainable farming initiative leveraging Israel’s unparalleled research and innovation in water technology to reduce rice-crop water use will begin this spring at Conaway Ranch in Woodland, California. More...

By Viva Sarah Press On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Investors Are High on Israel’s Role in the Cannabis Market

    Marijuana conferences are popping up on a near weekly basis in the United States. Entrepreneurs, scientists and investors have to weed out the recreational gatherings from the more important industry More...

By Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, February 15th, 2016
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Cow Gas Smells Like Success for Organic Farmer

  In a land famous for cutting-edge agricultural technology, one Israeli farmer gets his sustainable ecological solutions not from a computer – he doesn’t own one – but from the backside of his cows. That’s More...

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By News Brief On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Welcome to Israel – Cannabis Superpower

  Some months ago I wrote about Israel’s potential rise as a cannabis superpower and recent news suggest the country is living up to its reputation as a leader in medical cannabis. In January the government More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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A Fungus That Gets to the Root of Farming Better Crops

  The prized fungi known as truffles are fabulously expensive – a four-pound white truffle fetched $61, 250 at a Sotheby’s auction last year – mainly because nobody has figured out how to farm this More...

By News On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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Noble Exits Agricultural Markets With Unit Sale to China’s COFCO

  Noble Group Ltd, led by Richard Elman, announced on Tuesday it would sell its remaining 49 percent stake in its agribusiness to China’s state-owned COFCO International Ltd, exiting agricultural More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 13th, 2015
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Sowing Seeds of Success on Ethiopian Farms

  Ethiopian farmer Nuri Awel was quite skeptical about the Israeli project Fair Planet,  a nonprofit that gives smallholder farmers access to cutting-edge seed technology and shows them how to get the More...

By sima On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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AUSTRALIA: Narrabri Mega Train Rolls Into the Record Books

  THE longest train to haul wheat to port set off out of Narrabri on , headed for Newcastle. Carrying 5000 tonnes of wheat in 73 wagons and stretching for 1.3 kilometres it pulled in to the Port of Newcastle More...

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