Hundreds of farmers from all over the country are protesting today (Tuesday) in front of the Knesset, while the Economics Committee is discussing the issue of poultry regulations as part of the reform in the agricultural industries, which Agriculture Minister Oded Forer wants to pass.
Yaron Belhassan CEO"To the organization of fruit growers and a farmer from Ramot Naftali who participates in the farmers’ protest, says: "The Minister of Agriculture, Oded Forer, has decided to bring about the extinction of all branches of agriculture in the State of Israel. If the reform in laying and the fruit and vegetable industries passes unilaterally without dialogue with us farmers, as is happening now, we will begin to see farms closed and farmers uprooting the orchards and orchards located within the borders of the State of Israel. We are determined in our position to block the decision of the Minister of Agriculture who wants to destroy agriculture and we will do everything we can to prevent this decision. “
Yaron Belhassan CEO"To the organization of fruit growers in Israel. Photo: The Fruit Growers Organization