The Embassy of Israel to South Africa invites you to an Israel horticulture seminar in the Western Cape

February 10, 2012 at 2:06 pm | Posted in Agriculture, Irrigation, Israel | Leave a comment
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The Embassy of Israel to South Africa cordially invites you to:

ISRAEL HORTICULTURAL SEMINAR

DEVONDALE GOLF & WINE & ESTATE, STELLENBOSCH

TUESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY 2012, 15:00-17:00

The highlights of Israeli Agriculture include:

  • Advanced pomegranate production, with locally developed varieties reaching an average yield of 25-35 tons per hectare and resulting in improved quality and taste.
  • The growth of new high-yielding, high-quality pathogen-resistant vegetables
  • Application methods for growing crops in regions with unsuitable soil
  • Greenhouse systems, including specialized plastic films and heating, ventilation and structure systems, enable Israeli farmers to grow more than three million roses per hectare per season and an average of 300 tons of tomatoes per hectare per season, four times the yields of open fields.

Presentations by:

Issac Issac, Agricultural Attaché, Embassy of Israel to South Africa

                Israeli’s Support of Emerging Farmers in South Africa

Barney Isralls, Managing Director, Veg tech

                Small Country – Huge Achievements- Israel’s Agriculture

Ben Levitas, South African Zionist Federation, Western Cape

                                Israeli Innovative agricultural technologies

 

To register your attendance, you may contact Kgomoco Letlhoo (Ms.), Embassy of Israel at 011 783 9605 and israeltrade.johannesburg@gmail.com or click this link Rsvp

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