Agriculture Ministry budgets NIS 7 million to help Gaza border-area farmers move crops elsewhere

Sue Surkes is The Times of Israel's environment reporter

The Agriculture Ministry budgets NIS 7 million ($1.9 million) to help farmers working in dangerous locations in the Gaza border area move their crops elsewhere, amid the war that has caused the surrounding towns to be evacuated.

The funds will help the workers sow their carrot seeds and plant potato tubers on land cultivated by farmers in safer areas nearby.

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