Articles about olive farming Turkey Braces for Economic Impact of Erratic Weather Number two table olive producer, Turkey, is in the midst of dealing with the economic impact of erratic weather patterns over the last year. Despite Drought, Calif. Olive Growers Will See Good Return The Olive Growers Council of California reached a favorable agreement with table olive processors after drought has left many farmers hurting. Turkish Growers Criticize Bill to Allow Energy Plants on Olive Groves Critics say a proposed bill to boost energy and mining projects would be detrimental to Turkey's growing olive and olive oil sector. New Strain of Plant Germ Killing Ancient Olive Trees in Italy A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy. Spain Wins Again at Second ‘Extrascape’ Competition The small village of San Martino hosted the second edition of Extrascape, a competition for the best olive oil and landscape. Olivapedia: Intensive Groves Intensive and super-intensive olive groves are different to the so-called traditional plantations because of their high plantation density. Genetics May Prove Valuable for Greek Olive Oil Producers While the olive oil industry in Greece is shaky, it is time for pioneering thinking and concerted efforts. Manzanilla Cacereña Of humble origins, like those of the people who have been farming it for centuries, the Manzanilla Cacereña olive is one of the most prized varietals among all those existing in Spain. Casas de Hualdo: The Most Beautiful Olive Grove in the World Observed from any of the hills surrounding the mill, Case de Hualdo looks like the illustration of a very lovely picture postcard. Pakistan to Plant 4 Million Olive Trees Pakistan has announced plans to plant four million olive saplings in the country’s northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Iran Produced 47,000 Tons of Olive in 2012 Iran produced about 28,000 tons of canned olives this year, while olive oil production stood at 3,200 tons. Course Promotes Sustainable Development in Tunisia The International University of Andalucía initiated a new course on Mediterranean olive growing in the African country of Tunisia. © 2014 Olive Oil Times. All Rights Reserved.