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October 27, 2017 3:56 pm

New Machines Make Cotton Picking Easier for Farmers at Northern Israeli Kibbutzim

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One of the cotton-picking machines in northern Israel. Photo: Screenshot via Channel 2.

Cotton-picking season is wrapping up in northern Israel, and the arduous job was made much easier this year for farmers at two kibbutzim — Mishmar HaEmek and HaZore’a — thanks to the arrival of new machines that did most of the labor-intensive work for them.

Watch the machines — developed by John Deere, in conjunction with Tama — in action below (via Israel’s Channel 2):

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