Category: Agriculture

Algae Biostimulants (growth stimulants) in Integrated Fertilization

admin | Agriculture, | June 19, 2017

Source: Israel Agri Consequently the use of biostimulants as an additional fertilization material has expanded recently. Yaron Yutal, Senior Agronomist, Gat Fertilizers Although biostimulants have been used in agriculture for several decades, their contribution to…

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Israeli cows are world’s best milk producers, new report shows

admin | Agriculture, | June 19, 2017

The average Israeli cow produces some 11,970 liters (3,162 gallons) of milk a year, a new report by the Agriculture Ministry says • Between milk, yogurt, cheese and pudding cups, Israelis consume some 178 liters…

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Fruit-pinching out as new app tests for freshness

admin | Agriculture, | June 19, 2017

With AclarTech’s sensor and database, farmers can assess and monitor quality and ripeness of produce in the field By Shoshanna Solomon May 29, 2017 AclarTech’s app enables users to assess quality and freshness of produce…

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ExtendCast XC-Cucumber

admin | Agriculture, | May 29, 2017

Source: Israel Agri Development of Consumer Packaging for Cucumber that preserve the freshness and nutritional values and reduces costs April 25, 2017 ROP specializes in extending fruit and vegetable shelf life during transport, storage and,…

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SupPlant – The Farmers’ Irrigation Autopilot

admin | Agriculture, | May 29, 2017

Source: Israel Agri After two years of trials at the Company’s experimental farm and with leading farmers using various crops in diverse regions, AgroWebLab has launched its innovative efficient irrigation regime SupPlant. At the 2016…

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Meet the insects that maintain agricultur​al produce in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | May 29, 2017

Source: Israel Agri The Agricultural company, “beauty of Vegetables” from Ein – Yahav in south Israel, is the largest vegetable producer in the country. The company manage to ensure clean vegetable production by a process…

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A clean-meat revolution is cooking in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | May 29, 2017

Global researchers, NGOs and meat industry leaders gather in Haifa to strategize mass production of cultured meat and learn about Israeli advances. By Abigail Klein Leichman May 16, 2017 Would you pay $1,000 for a…

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Israeli digital agricultural co Taranis raises $7.5m

admin | Agriculture, | May 22, 2017

4 May, 2017 14:29 Tali Tsipori Taranis aims to lead the digital farming revolution by giving farmers around the globe the ability to predict and prevent detrimental threats to their crops. Israeli digital agriculture company…

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Bumble Bees as a Tool for Enhancing Apple Yield Quality and Quantity

admin | Agriculture, | May 15, 2017

Supplementing bumblebees to apple orchards increases the pollination efficiency, crop yield and fruit size. April 18, 2017 Figure 1A: “Topworker” Honey bee Most apple cultivars are self-sterile and completely dependent on cross-pollination from a different…

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14 disruptive food-tech startups that will change how we eat

admin | Agriculture, | May 15, 2017

Israel is cooking up a grand feast of food technology, tempting policymakers, investors and industrialists to take a bite. By Abigail Klein Leichman May 7, 2017 Image by Roman Stetsyk/Shutterstock.com Food technology is all about…

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