Articles about olive farming
New App Helps Farmers Manage Daily Harvest Data
An app can help farm workers managing the daily process of the olive harvest.
Tough Season in California
From Corning in the Sacramento Valley to Lindsay in the San Joaquin this year’s table olive crop is a serious disappointment,
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.
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.
Groups Work to Improve Viability of Table Olives in Andalusia
Agricultural organizations and Spain's Ministry of Agriculture are working to create a working plan to improve the struggling sector.
Texas Olive Oil Producers Beating the Odds
Despite acknowledged hurdles, Texan farmers have managed to produce some of the world's best olive oils.
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.