Articles about olive farming
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.
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.