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Agriculture Drones Bring Big Value to Potato Growers

Buying a drone and putting it to work on your farm is a big investment. With as much daily hype as the new commercial drone industry receives, there doesn’t seem to be a good resource for actual, tangible data showing how agriculture drones are being put to work by real people on real farms. How [...]

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By Improving Access To Basic Necessities, Israeli Technologies Transform Africa, Save Lives

By Alice Menichelli and Lauren Blanchard, NoCamels January 05, 2016 Israeli innovation has long been the center of attention – products like the USB flash drive or the electric epilator, as well as apps like Waze and Viber, are used by millions of people around the world. However, Israeli-developed technologies that help rural societies in Africa [...]

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The Coolest Israeli Startups Making Our Planet ‘Greener’

By Yonatan Sredni, NoCamels April 21, 2016 “It’s not easy being green,” Kermit the Frog famously sang. While that may be true for some, many Israeli startups are helping the world go ‘green.’ By using innovative technologies which can lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, they help protect the environment and [...]

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Israeli AgTech Firm EdenShield Keeps Crops Bug-Free, No Chemicals Needed

Israeli start-up keeps bad bugs at bay, no poison needed EdenShield’s GateKeeper kept almost 100% of crop-destroying pests out of greenhouses — without pesticides By David Shamah, The Times of Israel January 24, 2016 This article was first published by The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission. Farmers face a major crisis today [...]

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Israeli Startup Aqwise Provides Potable Water To Drought-Stricken India

Israel, India ink new pacts on water tech One Israeli firm is responsible for the potable water at the Taj Mahal By David Shamah, The Times of Israel April 25, 2016 This article was first published by The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission. India has been in a chronic water shortage for years, [...]

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Vegetables Irrigated With Treated Wastewater Expose Consumers To Drugs, Scientists Warn

By Einat Paz-Frankel, NoCamels April 27, 2016 Treating greywater and using it for agricultural irrigation is one of the best ways to conserve and recycle water. But now, an Israeli study shows that eating vegetables and fruits grown in soils irrigated with reclaimed wastewater exposes consumers to pharmaceutical contaminants. This new experiment found residues of carbamazepine – an [...]

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Israeli Experts Help California Grow More Rice With Less Water

By NoCamels Team May 02, 2016 Drought is a continued concern for farmers in California, especially those who grow rice, which requires large amounts of water. Now, a project based on Israeli research and water technology aims to create one of the first sustainable rice farms in the US, which will reduce water use at the 17,244-acre Conaway Ranch in Woodland, California. [...]

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Tropical Plant Could Help End Water Pollution

By Peak Johnson The need for cheaper alternatives to remove heavy metal ions from water has led to a biological method utilizing the perennialJatropha curcas plant. The treatment method known as “biosorption” appears to act commonly to other commercial adsorbents. Methods for removing heavy metals from water with advanced technology can be effective yet has [...]

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