Month: October 2016

BT9 keeps perishable produce from perishing in transport

admin | Agriculture, | October 27, 2016

Cold chain is not the name of an alternative rock band. Rather, a cold chain is a term that describes an uninterrupted series of storage and distribution activities which maintain a given temperature range for…

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Where mint saves potatoes and apples stay green

admin | Agriculture, | October 27, 2016

Israel’s premier agricultural research organization is finding natural, simple alternatives for safely prolonging the shelf life of produce. Israeli researcher Amnon Lichter held two very different apples in his hands. One had been sitting in…

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Top 12 new fruit and vegetable species developed in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | October 26, 2016

Israeli innovation isn’t just limited to high-tech, it also extends to the development of some of the world’s most popular new fruits and vegetables. Since the first half of the 20th century, Israeli agricultural wizards…

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Agritechnology: The next breakout investment opportunity in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | October 26, 2016

MISGAV, Israel, August 5, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Innovative Israeli agriculture scientists, high tech experts and “Start-Up Nation” entrepreneurs have fused their knowledge and experience to develop new cutting-edge agricultural technologies. These innovations are…

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New Agricultural research in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | October 26, 2016

New agricultural research in Israel Agricultural Research Organization focuses on how to make food better, keep it fresher longer Strange things are happening at the Volcani Center in a Tel Aviv suburb. Potatoes sprayed with…

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Israel is a model for the world’s dairy industries

admin | Agriculture, | October 26, 2016

Delegations from far and wide come to see the Israeli closed-loop cowshed ecosystem devised at the Volcani agricultural research organization. Israelis are pretty passionate about their dairy products. So important is cottage cheese to the…

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Top 12 Agri-tech companies from Israel

admin | Agriculture, | October 24, 2016

You’ve heard about drip irrigation and cherry tomatoes, but there are hundreds of Israeli technologies changing the world’s farms for the better. ISRAEL21c chooses the top 12. Rising mercury, growing populations and loss of land…

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Agricultural technologies in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | October 24, 2016

Unique to Israel is the complete databank of the genetic line of all the cattle in the country, so that inbreeding and diseases are eliminated. Watch here >>

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Advanced Israeli agricultural techniques available in South Africa

admin | Agriculture, | October 24, 2016

A unique partnership between Israel and South Africa, creating employment, technology and food for the South African communities. Watch here

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Israel’s crystal ball of agriculture

admin | Agriculture, | October 24, 2016

Israel’s crystal ball of agriculture AgriTask, a ‘dream technology’ for farmers across the world to crowdsource essential data for growing better crops. When major international companies came to talk at Israel’s Agrivest conference in Tel…

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