Moderator: Ms. Anat Lowengart, Head of the Agroecology Division in the Extension Service, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
14:00-14:25: Keynote: Prof. Naftali Lazarovitch, Ben Gurion University of the Negev – Drip fertigation for staple food crops: can we do it?
14:25-14:45: Prof. Jack Gilron, Co-Founder and CTO, ROTEC (Reverse Osmosis Technologies) – Innovations in desalination industry
14:45-15:05: Dr. Ofer Beeri, Chief Scientist, Rivulis & Manna Irrigation – Detecting plant water potential using remote sensing, for improved irrigation decisions
15:05-15:25: Mr. Zafrir Sofer, CEO, Palgey Maim – Effluents- from burden to resource of irrigation
15:25-15:45: Dr. Shabtai Cohen, Senior Researcher, ARO, Volcani Center – Crop water requirements and irrigation under screens and plastic without climate control
15:45-15:50: Mr. Dubi Raz, Corporate Agronomy Director, Netafim – DripByDrip – new approach to fertigation