Month: October 2016

Better fish for the world!

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

The Israeli tech start-up out to beat the ‘fish cartel’ Having developed a cage to manage open-sea fish farming, Subflex hopes to bring healthier and cheaper fish to consumers everywhere Although Israel enjoys miles and…

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Use bugs to get rid of pests

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Got a pest problem? Buy some more bugs instead of poison BioBee, a world leader in biological pesticide solutions for farms, is bringing its tech to the home gardener With spring coming, home gardeners are…

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Fruit and veg shelf life extended by 3 months!

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Israeli Startup Phresh Set to Enhance Fruits and Vegetables Shelf Life by Three Times Phresh’s 20 year-old founder and CEO Amit Gal-Or: “The product is coming to life and can transform the way we consume…

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Agriculture – made in Israel

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

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Farmers grow more with less water

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

The agriculture industry is the world’s largest consumer of water, accounting for approximately 70% of the global freshwater supply. Much of that irrigation water is lost due to wasteful and unsustainable farming methods, which strain limited…

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$10 million invested in Israel’s agricultural technology

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Bayer to invest $10 million in Israeli ag tech fund The international pharmaceutical giant aims to shape the future of agriculture partnering with accelerator firm Israeli venture fund and tech accelerator firm Trendlines announced Tuesday…

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Israeli tech takes on Zika-carrying mosquito

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Israeli tech ready to take on Zika-carrying mosquito While the world seeks a medical intervention, Biofeed’s no-spray green product targets the insects directly. The mosquito-borne Zika virus, according to new reports, is even more dangerous…

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Peonies and pineapples in the Negev Desert

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Open Day 2016 at the Western Negev Research and Development Station in Besor   If the idea of pineapples in the desert sounds like a total anomaly, a visit to the Western Negev Research and…

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Farming insects to fight world hunger

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Israeli firm Steak TzarTzar farms insects to fight world hunger CEO Dror Tamir touts “superior nutrient content” of pesticide-free mealworms and grasshoppers as solution to world food shortage • Company plans to build warehouses in…

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Rooftop farming

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Next-gen Israeli agtech turns a rooftop into a farm Aleinu aeroponic farm plants seeds for a new social, environmental and educational model of agricultural sustainability. On the rooftop of the Mishor Adumim industrial park in…

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