Experts: Israeli Farm Tech Is Field Yet to Be Fully Exploited

Despite being a world leader in agricultural R&D, Israel is falling short of leveraging its capabilities, expert says.

Israel’s agricultural research and development has flourished over the years by having to cope. Soil salinity led to water-treatment technology, government demands for crops along the borders led to food production on unforgiving land, and the strong sun spawned technology that made photosynthesis more efficient.