Making Olive Oil
A Merry ‘Tonda Iblea’ Harvest in Sicily
Daniele Miccione and his family had a good harvest in Buccheri, a small village in south-eastern Sicily where their award-winning Tuttotonda is born.
Could the Crisis in Italy Have Been Prevented?
2014 will go down as one of the worst years in recent history for olive oil production in Italy. One expert thinks it didn't have to be this bad.
Basilicata, Wild Olive of Southern Italy
New opportunities are coming to get to know the olive oils of Basilicata, a wild land that inspired great artists.
Rome Journal: A Peek Inside the Olive Oil Mill Next Door
Small olive oil farms dot the rolling Roman hills where the love for the craft is the main ingredient in the popular local olive oil.
New App Helps Farmers Manage Daily Harvest Data
An app can help farm workers managing the daily process of the olive harvest.
One California Olive Farmer Calls it Quits
Randy Childress managed 184 acres of olive trees more than 100 years old. Today he's looking for a job.
New Solutions for Managing Olive Mill Waste Water
Olive mill waste waters were treated to evaluate the characteristics produced by an integrated membrane system working at two different volume concentration factors.
A Palestinian Man’s Long-Awaited Olive Harvest
Harvesting has been dangerously difficult or impossible for many farmers as a result of Israeli military control and opposing settlers.
A Harvest to Forget
This part of central Italy is famous for its quality oil grown on stony hillsides, but this year the olive fly has caused havoc in Umbria.
Add France to Growing List of Poor Harvests
The olive fly enjoyed a mild winter in Provence this year, devastating crops and the region's prized olive oils.
Umbrian Leaders Seek Action for ‘Huge Damages’ to Region’s Growers
Umbria's olive oil production will suffer a dramatic loss, that in some areas could reach 80 percent.
Umbrian Farmers Find Little to Celebrate
Umbrian farmers are in no mood to celebrate this year's dismal harvest. Many will simply leave the olives to rot on their trees.