Trellised vines snake their way up to a literal glass ceiling inside one of several greenhouses, each constructed differently and yet all tricked out with the same state-of-the-art technology.

This little agricultural park is right in the center of Netafim’s research and development site in Kibbutz Magal, just under an hour’s drive north of Tel Aviv, and is a prime example of what technological advances in modern agriculture have made possible even in the midst of winter. The company, known for pioneering drip irrigation and a method called precision irrigation, is now a multinational corporation worth billions of dollars and majority-owned by Mexican conglomerate Mexichem.

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