Making Olive Oil
New Faces Among the Old Trees of an Award-Winning Buccheri Cooperative
Two sons of the founders of the Agrestis cooperative in Buccheri are bringing new energy to the home of some of the world's best olive oils.
Rajasthan Studies Viability of Olive Leaf Tea
The government of the Indian state of Rajasthan is exploring the possibility of producing tea with the leaves of the olive tree.
Drought Rages On in California
While golf courses and cemetery lawns go brown and cars get dirty, no cutbacks were imposed on the huge agriculture industry.
EU Approves Measures to Combat Xf
The European Union (EU) has approved reinforced measures proposed by the European Commission to prevent the spread of Xylella fastidiosa.
New Technology to Recycle Wastewater
By using the new water recycling system olive producers use up to 90 percent less water, a major benefit for the environment.
‘Diffuser’ System Irrigates Tunisian Olive Trees from the Bottom Up
An innovative water-saving irrigation system developed in Tunisia is providing a viable solution to drought situations experienced by olive producers.
Olive Tree Felling Starts in Apulia Amid Protests
The destruction of the trees follows a controversial proposal to cut down 11 million olive trees to contain the spread of the deadly bacterium.
Destructive Bacteria Detected in France
The French agriculture ministry’s fears have been realized with the detection of a coffee plant infected by Xyllela fastidiosa at a market in Rungis, a suburb of Paris.
Andalucia Journal: Pruning in Huescar
A recently sunny day brought me to an olive grove in Huescar to discover the importance of pruning olive trees.
Lack of Consensus on EU Measures to Stop Outbreak in Salento
Experts from the 28 EU member states in failed to reach a consensus on the measures to contain the spread of the bacterium.
On the Importance of Olive Tree Pruning
“It is fundamental to live like the plant in order to understand what it needs,” the pruner reveals. "Foliage and wood must always be in harmony."
California Olive Oil Pioneer, Nan McEvoy
When anyone told Nan Tucker McEvoy that something would be tough, or that is simply could not be done, she had a knack for going out and proving them wrong.
What Will Save Salento’s Olive Trees?
Is uprooting the only option to save Apulia's olive groves? In Italy, there's a growing outcry against proposed measures to stem a deadly bacteria.