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Supreme Court allows orchard to be moved after end of Sabbatical

Supreme Court allows orchard to be moved after end of Sabbatical year for agriculture

Supreme Court agrees to grant Meshek Achiya until after shemittah year to remove and replant.

Aryeh Deri demands urgent Knesset debate on agriculture reforms

Aryeh Deri demands urgent Knesset debate on agriculture reforms

'Farmers are our security shield; in their place, we'd need entire platoons on the borders,' says Shas head.

Gov't announces plan to allow free import of fruits & vegetables

Government announces plan to allow free import of fruits and vegetables

'This will deal a death blow to Israeli agriculture, which is already fighting for its existence,' says Otzar Ha'aretz.

Israel, UAE sign agricultural agreements

Israel, UAE sign agricultural agreements

UAE Minister of Food and Water Security joins Israel's Agriculture Minister for signing ceremony in Tel Aviv.

How Israel is exporting agriculture

How one Israeli program is exporting agriculture

In the Arava region, one educational program trains students from around the world in hands-on agriculture.

Is working in Eretz Yisrael a mitzva?

Is working in Eretz Yisrael a mitzva?

Chatam Sofer series: Working the fields of Eretz Yisrael is a mitzva parallel to putting on tefilin, and one may stop learning Torah for it.

Israel joins board of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel joins board of UN's Food and Agriculture Organization

Israel to begin serving three-year term in board of FAO as of July 12.

Finance Minister trying to push down vegetable prices

Finance Minister Katz trying to push down vegetable prices

Israeli farmers protest Finance Minister's plan, say it needs to allow local farmers to properly compete with imports.

Silver lining to COVID-19: Young Israelis rediscover agriculture

Silver lining to COVID-19: Young Israelis rediscover agriculture

The ‘crop commandos.’ many of them just out of the IDF, are working to help farmers get the harvest in, and are beginning to love it. Op-ed.

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers

Palestinian Authority arresting Arabs working for Jewish farmers in the Jordan Valley

'Securitists' movement says PA is trying to destroy Jordan Valley agriculture.

Israeli agriculture in wake of coronavirusplayer

Israeli agriculture in wake of coronavirus

Ze'ev After of Alei Bodek speaks about the blow local industries have taken and how he hopes to save his business through direct marketing.

Leftists: 'Shaked is pure evil'

Leftists slam Ayelet Shaked: 'Pure evil, not a bit of Jewishness in her'

Leftists respond to campaign to help Israeli farmers: 'Shaked is pure evil, why even pay foreign workers?'

Bennett stops imports of PA agricultural produce

Bennett stops imports of PA agricultural produce

Imports of PA agricultural products to stop as of Sunday at 6:00 a.m.

Israel may be in for a banana shortage

Israel may be in for a banana shortage

TR4, the fungus which led Colombia to declare a national emergency, presents a growing threat to Israel's banana crops.

Kusto group thrives in the competitive Ukrainian agro sector

Kusto group thrives in the competitive Ukrainian agro sector

Kusto Agro, the Ukrainian based agrarian firm of Kusto Group, continues its expansion.

Terror or crime? Farmer faces foreclosure after flowers poisonedplayer

Terror or crime? Farmer faces foreclosure after flowers poisoned

Reuven Michaeli's fields of flowers were poisoned - but it's not clear how or why.

'A balloon falls out of the sky and explodes without warning'

'A balloon falls out of the sky and explodes without warning'

An agricultural director in the Gaza envelope says that they were told to harvest their wheat before it ripened due to incendiary balloons.

300 Palestinian farmers join Tel Aviv agro convention

300 Palestinian farmers join Tel Aviv agro convention

Hundreds of Arab farmers from Judea and Samaria take part in 'Agro Mashov' agricultural convention in Tel Aviv.

'PA taking control of areas in Judea and Samaria, Jordan Valley'

'PA taking control of areas in Judea and Samaria, Jordan Valley'

Report to be presented in Knesset finds PA consolidating control in areas of strategic importance via agricultural, infrastructure projects.

Israel, China sign agricultural agreementplayer

Israel, China sign agricultural agreement

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel meets Chinese Deputy Agriculture Minister as Chinese Vise President visits Israel.

Likud MK: Agricultural terror spreading like a brush fire

Likud MK: Agricultural terror spreading like a brush fire

MK Sharren Haskel demands government create Shabak unit to deal with agricultural terror.

Arabs burn tens of thousands of live chickens

Arabs burn tens of thousands of live chickens

Arab suspects set fire to chicken coops in northern Israel, causing the death of tens of thousands of birds.

Israeli startups to aid India with health, agricultural tech

Israeli startups to aid India with health, agricultural tech

Six Israeli companies to launch pilot programs in India as part of 'Israel-India Bridge to Innovation' program.

They burn - we plant

They burn - we plant

Jewish National Fund will join Gaza area residents' initiative and hold planting events in surrounding communities this week.

Watch: Agricultural terror continues in Gush Etzionplayer

Watch: Agricultural terror continues in Gush Etzion

Agriculture and equipment damaged by burning tire last night in kibbutz Kfar Etzion of Gush Etzion.

Agricultural terror: 'It's time to move from words to actions'

Agricultural terror: 'It's time to move from words to actions'

Shas MK Danny Saida attends conference on agricultural terrorism, vows to work to eradicate it.

Agricultural terror rages: Where is the government?

Agricultural terror rages: Where is the government?

Head of Israel Farmers Association laments failure to act after repeated acts of vandalism against agricultural equipment and land in north.

Have Israeli researchers discovered Israel's new cash crop?

Have Israeli researchers discovered Israel's new cash crop?

Israeli researchers cultivate desert truffles worth more than uranium.

Israel co-sponsor of agricultural resolution at UN

Israel co-sponsor of agricultural resolution at UN

Israeli record at the UN: 117 co-sponsors for Agricultural Technology Resolution, only one vote in opposition.

Texas Commissioner visits Ariel University

Texas Commissioner visits Ariel University

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller visits Samaria's Ariel University, says there is 'much to be learned from Israel.'

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Farmers: Government is destroying agriculture

Hundreds of farmers gather in Jerusalem to protest government's agriculture policy.

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Farmers launch tractor protests against free trade

Israeli farmers demonstrate against low consumer prices and imported produce, demand government implement protectionist policies.

Recent storm costs farmers 14 million NIS in damage

Storm costs farmers 14 million NIS in damage

Due to frost and extreme cold during last week's storm, farmers across Israel report damage to crops as buds suffered in harsh weather.

UN General Assembly adopts Israel's agriculture resolution

UN adopts Israel's agriculture resolution

UN votes in favor of an Israeli resolution on agricultural technology for sustainable development despite efforts by Arabs to block it.

UN approves Israeli resolution despite Arab opposition

UN approves Israeli resolution despite Arabs

124 countries support Israeli resolution on agricultural technology, despite Arab pressure to prevent its passage.

Heat Wave Causes Millions in Damage to Israeli Crops

Heat Causes Millions in Damage to Israeli Crops

Regional heat wave hits Israel, with 250 notifications of agricultural damage received in a day and more predicted on the way.

Watch: Fish and Crops Help Each Otherplayer

Watch: Fish and Crops Help Each Other

Technology combining greenhouses and fishery found at the Agritech 2015 conference.

Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015player

Watch: Arutz Sheva Visits Agritech 2015

Arutz Sheva visits international exhibition for agriculture technologies taking place in Tel Aviv.

Gaza Allowed to Sell Produce in Judea and Samaria

Gaza Allowed to Sell Produce in Judea and Samaria

Ten tons of cucumbers and tons of fresh fish allowed into markets of PA-controlled areas in latest 'gesture.'

Israeli Farmers Say PA Boycotting Israeli-Grown Watermelons

Farmers: PA Boycotting Israeli-Grown Watermelons

Vegetable growers call for retaliatory measures as PA bans Israeli watermelons - but continues to send its produce into Israel.