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Agriculture III

unloading palm trees Our date palm plantation was planted in 1959, as these pictures prove.
planting palm trees

 

harvesting dates

 

By 1989 we had long stopped stripping the dates with combs and used mechanical means to shake them off.

A youthful Shuki (in blue - with a head full of hair) is supervising. Yitzhaq Levi and Nitzan slaving away.
1989
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As with many other crops grown by Israeli farmers, our very success was our downfall, too much fruit and a slight change in the consumers' taste and the only thing those trees are good for nowadays is shade.

 

King Cotton

 

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