Category: Agriculture

Restoring plants’ capacity to cope with insect pests

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Interview with Shay Shaanan – STK September 27, 2018 Shay Shaanan– Assistant CEO for Technological Business Development,  STK bio-ag technologies   In recent years the public’s awareness of environmental and food quality is on the…

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The first irrigation system with a brain

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri Israeli irrigation specialist Netafim recently launched  its new precision drip irrigation system NetBeat. The company likes to refer to it as the second revolution in smart (drip) irrigation. Netafim was established in 1965 in the Kibbutz…

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IsraelAgri – World Food Day 2018

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Source:  IsraelAgri.com Food Tech Innovations: Towards ZeroHungerWorld by 2030 Click on www.israelagri.com to read the brochure which contains and explains the remarkable innovations.

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Fruit and vegetable wastage reduced by retail packaging

admin | Agriculture, | September 30, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri Food loss and waste The issue of food loss and waste reduction recently achieves much public attention as part of worldwide efforts to combat global hunger and improve food security.  Studies conducted by…

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Shading nets overcome damages from global warming

admin | Agriculture, | September 30, 2018

Source:  IsraelAgri Whether we’re talking about cold or hot global zones, for several years global warming is causing weather extremes and frequent conditions that have far-reaching influence on agriculture, farmers and horticulture in various zones.…

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Ultra-thin MA film revolutionizes packaging

admin | Agriculture, Uncategorized, | September 30, 2018

Source: Israel-Agri Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) has been around for three decades already and in recent years it has gained acceptance, as the market appreciates its performance preserving the freshness of fresh produce and reducing…

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Transforming agriculture in Africa

admin | Agriculture, | September 17, 2018

By Enos Denhere Agriculture in Israel is a highly developed industry. Israel is a major exporter of fresh produce and a world-leader in agricultural technologies despite the fact that the geography of the country is…

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Controlling fruit flies

admin | Agriculture, | September 17, 2018

Source: NoCamels Team Fruit flies are considered among the most annoying household pests, buzzing around food and waste and generally being a disgusting nuisance. In the agricultural world, they are an outright menace, impacting whole…

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Journeys: From Ethiopia to Israel, from seeds to forests

admin | Agriculture, | August 20, 2018

Source: KKL / JNF Hiruy Amare, the director of KKL-JNF’s Golani Nursery, talks about his fascinating journey from Ethiopia to Russia to Israel and his work in making helping saplings take root. As a boy…

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Hybrid seeds technology: Combining long shelf life, good taste and colour

admin | Agriculture, | August 14, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri While melons, watermelons and other summer fruit help to alleviate the oppressive heat, the people enjoying them are blissfully unaware of the hard work that goes into getting them to the supermarket shelves.…

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