Category: Agriculture

Drip irrigation to protect crops

admin | Agriculture, | March 4, 2019

Source:  Ben Gurion University of the Negev Bayer, Netafim and BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced a three-year research collaboration. The announcement was made at the Fruit…

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Delivering pesticides drip by drip

admin | Agriculture, | March 4, 2019

Source: Calcalist German pharmaceutical and chemicals company Bayer AG, Israel-based drip-irrigation firm Netafim Ltd. and BGN Technologies, and the knowledge transfer company of Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), announced that they have signed…

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Planting smarter seeds

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri Cutting-edge technology creates a next-step ecosystem directly connecting food companies to the supply chain, bringing in turn greater transparency and paving the way for more responsible sourcing of high-value plant protein. Equinom Ltd.,…

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Way beyond watermelon

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri Interview with Ofir Elasar– Origene Seeds January 24, 2019 Origene Seeds is known worldwide primarily as a  Cucurbit  company with high quality products of Watermelon, Melons and others . Since its establishment 15 years…

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Pesto saved with fungus resistant basil

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

By Naama Barak Italy without tomatoes, Ireland without potatoes and the United States without filter coffee – these are all unimaginable culinary nightmares. To these scenarios we can add a world devoid of basil, meaning…

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Advanced Food Analysis Solution

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

  BY CONSUMER PHYSICS /  WEDNESDAY, 30 JANUARY 2019  Pocket size analyzer transforms forage analysis by enabling instant, on-farm results. WOLVERHAMPTON, United Kingdom and SAN FRANCISCO, California, January 30th, 2019 – Eurofins Agro UK expands its offering…

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Planting a smarter seed

admin | Agriculture, | February 15, 2019

Equinom‘s Non-GMO technology shapes the future of plant protein and creates new ecosystem Planting a Smarter Seed Equinom Ltd., a seed tech start-up, is combining natural breeding techniques with proprietary algorithms to produce high-functioning, non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO)…

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How Israel planted the seeds of its agritech success

admin | Agriculture, | February 15, 2019

Source: Ministry of Economy and Industry Even prior to statehood, Israel’s pioneers set out to cultivate the land, tackling the challenges posed by limited natural resources by setting up agricultural communities such as kibbutzim and…

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Advanced technology produces herb seedlings

admin | Agriculture, | January 29, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri An interview with Doron Naveh, Afula Nursery Manager, and Eyal Kleinberger, Herbs & Perennials Product Manager at Hishtil Culinary experts worldwide have already become accustomed to using fresh herbs, and in recent years…

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Automated functional packaging for fresh produce

admin | Agriculture, | January 29, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri Growing demand for functional packaging of fresh produce that is suited for automation has prompted StePac L.A. Ltd. to tailor its branded range of Xtend® Modified Atmosphere/Modified Humidity (MA/MH) packaging solutions to be compatible…

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