Category: Agriculture

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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How to test the taste of a watermelon

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

New Israeli Application Determines Taste of Watermelons The application was developed in Haifa’s Technion University by three students frustrated by disappointment of a bitter watermelon: ‘We have tested it on 30 watermelons and it is…

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Innovative mushroom farming

admin | Agriculture, | October 6, 2016

Netafim’s Innovative Mushroom Solution Boosts Yield Quality and Profits Global smart irrigation leader’s Mushroom Master lowers energy costs and casing soil Netafim, announced today that it will be exhibiting at Mushroom Days 2016, which will…

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