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BARD Online Submission

BARD is research proposals for the2022 submission year. The deadline is September 13, 2021.

BARD Online Submission

BARD is research proposals for the2022 submission year. The deadline is September 13, 2021.


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Studying Internal Water Status in Trees

Understanding the internal water status of irrigated mango and navel orange trees

Studying Internal Water Status in Trees

Researchers Dr. Yair Mau from the Department of Soil and Water Sciences at the Hebrew University and Dr. Gil Bohrer from Ohio State University are jointly studying the internal water status in trees in order to optimize irrigation strategies.


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Hot Potato Cold Potato

The understanding of dormancy and sprouting shape of seed-tubers is the key to optimizing potatoes yield and quality

Hot Potato Cold Potato

A BARD-funded American Israeli collaboration between Dr. Dani Eshel from ARO, Volcani Center in Israel and Dr. Jiming Jian from Michigan State University’s department of plant biology are studying potato physiology and genetics postharvest sweetening of potato seed tubers and effects on their yield performance


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BARD 40 Year External Review

BARD 40 Year External Review Research and Impact Assessment

BARD 40 Year External Review

Research Impact Assessment


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2021 BARD Grants

$6.7 M for U.S.-Israel Agricultural Research and Development

2021 BARD Grants

During its meeting held June 1st, the BARD (U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund) board of directors approved the funding of grants and fellowships of joint US- Israel agriculture research and development in the sum of $6.7 million.


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Moringa oleifera in Animal Feed

Improving Animal Feed

Moringa oleifera in Animal Feed

Studying The Use of Moringa Oleifera in Animal Feed


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Acknowledging Outstanding Research

At this event the main results of the review were presented, and outstanding research projects were acknowledged, highlighting the important role of U.S.-Israel Agricultural R&D partnership fostered by BARD

Acknowledging Outstanding Research

External evaluation showed an excellent return on investment rate 16 dollars gained from every 1 dollar invested through the program


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Leveraging Your Research with BARD

The B-lever academia-to-industry program aims to help researchers in their path to commercialization.

Leveraging Your Research with BARD

The B-lever academia-to-industry program aims to help researchers in their path to commercialization.


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New BARD Board Member:  Dr. Michal Levy

Dr. MIchal Levy Approinted to BARD BOD

New BARD Board Member: Dr. Michal Levy

Dr. Michal Levy Senior Deputy Director-General, Agriculture Innovation at the Israeli Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development appointed by the Minister Alon Schuster


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Building a Local Brand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A Strategic Approach

Consumer attitudes towards Local Produce

Building a Local Brand for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: A Strategic Approach

A survey attempting to analyse customers’ attitude towards local agricultural production found striking similarities between Israeli and American consumers


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2020 BARD Grants

$7.3 Million for US-Israel Ag R&D

2020 BARD Grants

The BARD Board of Directors has selected the research proposals, fellowships and workshops for the 2020 Submission


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Food and AgroTech under COVID-19

BARD’s director Prof. Yoram Kapulnik was interviewed by Globes (in Hebrew)

Food and AgroTech under COVID-19

We have to shorten the food supply-chain and come up with solutions that enable consumers to reach fresh produce at all times.


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Sampling Composted Biosolids

A BARD-funded study looked at the environmental fate of antiepileptic drugs and their metabolites.

Sampling Composted Biosolids

Many pharmaceutical compounds are active at very low doses, and a portion of them regularly enters municipal sewage systems and wastewater-treatment plants following use, where they often do not fully degrade.


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From Concept to Commercialization

Envisioning Biological Approaches for the Postharvest Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables

From Concept to Commercialization

Envisioning Biological Approaches for the Postharvest Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables


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Breeding Taste Back into Tomatoes

B-Lever Academia-to-Industry

Breeding Taste Back into Tomatoes

The ever-growing demand of consumers for improved quality of fresh market tomatoes has led the industry to team-up with breeding research experts. BreedX is working together with American and Israeli researchers to produce better tasting tomatoes.


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Antibiotic Awareness

BARD-funded research projects offer a possibility for a non-antibiotic approach to treating Mastitis

Antibiotic Awareness

Although antimicrobials are vital to defend people, animals and plants against infections, their misuse and overuse can lead to their failure as microbes develop resistance to these life-saving treatments.


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Triange Research and Develpment Center

BARD staff meets the Triangle R&D reseachers

Triange Research and Develpment Center

BARD staff meets the Triangle R&D reseachers


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Testing Recycled Water

Testing recycled water for reuse applications in agricultural irrigation.

Testing Recycled Water

Researchers are applying a metagenomic approach for characterization of the viral community composition (virome) associated with wastewater reclamation processes. This is a powerful approach for evaluating virus occurrence and diversity in untreated and treated wastewater.


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BARD Celebrates 40 Years

US and Israeli officials celebrate 40 years of agricultural R&D Cooperation. Pledge to deepen ties.

BARD Celebrates 40 Years

On April 30'th US and Israeli officials celebrate 40 years of agricultural R&D Cooperation at the Israeli Embassy in Washington. Officials pledged to deepen ties.


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BARD 40 Year Infographic

BARD 40 Year Infographic


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Big Data to Aid Post-Harvest Farming

Using AI to predict tree phenology

Big Data to Aid Post-Harvest Farming

Big data analysis based on remote sensing imageries, environmental conditions, and orchard performance will help create models to predict tree-phenology


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Cornell Dean Appointed to Board

Cornell Dean Appointed to Board

Dr. Kathryn Boor Appointed to BARD Board of Directors


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B-Lever

B-Lever

BARD and IIA launch the new Academic to Business Leverage, the B-Lever Program


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Acknowledging Our Researchers

Acknowledging Our Researchers

Prof. Gene Robinson acknowledged for outstanding research dontributions


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Welcome Aboard New Team Members

Welcome Aboard New Team Members

BARD adds new staff members


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