Agriculture

20 stories about Agriculture
Dr. Michal Levy Chief Scientist _alt Senior Deputy Director General, Agricultural Innovation, Ministry of Agriculture

"The point of a startup is not the idea, it is to find a solution for a challenge"

02.11.22|Noa Gadot
Agritech has the potential to solve some of the world's biggest problems, explains Dr. Michal Levy, Chief Scientist & Senior Deputy Director General, Agricultural Innovation at the Ministry of Agriculture
חקלאי חקלאות בישראל

Hashomer Hachadash launches investment company, raises $20 million for agritech fund

20.10.22|CTech
The investment company, named Eretz Noshevat, aims to invest in profitable, sustainable and young agriculture
כנס חדשנות ערן פולק

“Israeli Innovation has the power to fight both climate change and the global water crisis"

02.02.22|Ma'ayan Manela
Eran Pollak, co-founder and CEO of N-Drip, noted that "N-Drip's is introducing the revolution of precise irrigation based on Gravity alone the solution also includes an agricultural information and management system that uses precise sensors, an artificial intelligence system and a mathematical model"
רחפן ריסוס חקלאות

Food security startups awarded almost $3 million in grants by Ministry of Agriculture, Israel Innovation Authority

26.01.22|CTech
BioFishency, Agrint Sensing Solutions, Tosaf Compounds, ALTA, FruitSpec, and Salicrop were the six agro-tech startups selected for the program for their innovation aimed at ensuring continued regular supply of agricultural products
עגבניה גידול עגבניות חווה

Costa Group to start deploying Arugga’s pollination robots across Australian tomato fields

12.07.21|CTech
The Israeli startup aims to help growers solve critical challenges related to more efficient pollination and reduced labor costs, while reducing the spread of viruses with its non-contact solutions
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Blue White Robotics plows ahead with new autonomous tractor

18.02.21|James Spiro
The Israeli company is advancing the agtech sector with its ‘Robot-as-a-service’ for farm vehicles
בן אלפי

Robotics startup brings Israeli twist to agricultural drones

27.12.20|Yafit Ovadia
Blue White Robotics completed its first pollination of dates using drones and is bringing Israel’s military specialty in UAVs to the agricultural sector
נשיא ומנכל נטפים גבי מיודובניק

Israel's Netafim offers rice farmers an alternative to flooding their paddies

15.12.20|Reuters
Demand for rice is expected to rise 25% by 2050 and rice paddies leave too big a footprint, says director of U.N.-backed Sustainable Rice Platform
ישראל טלפז וגיא מורגנשטרן מייסדי SeeTree

SeeTree completes $30 million series B to expand tree intelligence service

08.12.20|Meir Orbach
“Our vision is to enable the ‘Tree-Farming 4.0 Revolution’ with the Intelligence-per-Tree that we provide,” says CEO
ויקראם שרוף Vikram Shroff יו"ר UPL כנס אמירויות

UPL director optimistic about potential agritech collaborations between Israel and UAE

02.11.20|CTech
The company’s director shares some of his predictions about the countries and any role they might play together
נטאשה זנגין נספחת כלכלית ניו דלהי

The age of Zoom has helped speed up tech deals between Israel and India

30.10.20|Allon Sinai
The prices there may be lower, but India’s sheer market size makes it worth it for Israeli companies, says Israeli trade rep to New Delhi
חוות גידול קנאביס חברת בטר 2

Agri-tech R&D partnership Smart Agro raises over $7.5 million in Tel Aviv IPO

29.10.20|Hezi Sternlicht
"Despite the challenging times, the IPO and the demand show that the Israeli public believes in Israeli agri-tech," said Smart Agro CEO Omri Rothman
רחפן קוטף תפוחים של חברת תבל ארובוטיקס טכנולוג'יס

Fruit-picking drone company raising $20 million to begin manufacturing

27.10.20|Tzally Greenberg
Tevel Aerobotics says demand for its AI-powered flying robot pickers has increased as fewer human workers are available
Tomer Tzach CEO CropX

Irrigation giant Reinke partners with Israel’s CropX to offer farmers precision solutions

17.08.20|Meir Orbach
Farmers who use Reinke's ReinCloud extended cloud app will be able to remotely run their irrigation system while managing CropX system data through the integrated platform
מפעל נטפים מוסף קיבוץ חצרים

Drip irrigation pioneer Netafim lands $85 million contract in India

10.08.20|Golan Hazani
The deal will see Netafim provide irrigation systems to 35,000 farmers, growing diverse crops on some 500 square kilometers in 66 villages in the state of Karnataka in southwest India
כנס אוכל וטכנולוגיה 23.4.18 אווירה אנשים

Where FoodTech meets the plate: The 11 finalists of Calcalist's Food Innovation Contest

02.08.20|Maayan Manela
From fruit-picking robots to food waste reduction AI, these companies are at the cutting edge of solutions the world is starving for
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From Earth to Mars, New Agtech Developments Bring New Regulatory Hurdles

30.05.20|Dov Greenbaum
As farming IoT devices become the new norm, new regulations are required to protect farmers’ trade secrets while allowing them to migrate between technologies
מוסף שבועי 5.3.20 תמר מגהול

Black Gold: How One Variety of Dates Took Over a Billion Shekels Industry

13.03.20|Ari Libsker
The Medjool date is the biggest, sweetest, most visually appealing variety of the fruit, and its rising popularity means more and more Israeli growers are uprooting more traditional, subtler types of palms to make room for the new king of the industry
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Precision Agriculture Is the Agtech Word of the Day

05.03.20|Sophie Shulman
There are some 1,600 global agtech startups, all are focused on one goal—maximizing profit for the farmers by improving efficiency, boosting yield, and cutting costs
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Israel Chemicals Acquires Precision Agriculture Company Growers Holdings

19.02.20|Adi Pick
North Carolina-based Growers develops technology that collects and turns manual and machine-generated farm data into planting and fertilization recommendations, aiming to generate higher agricultural yields