Articles about olive farming
‘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.
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.
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."
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.
Canadian Farmer Succeeds with Olives and Gives Kelp Seaweed Some of the Credit
On Pender Island, Andrew Butt nurtures 100 trees for table olives and the future goal of producing the first made-in-Canada extra virgin olive oil.
Oregon Farm Produces Quality EVOO in Cool Climate of Pacific Northwest
Experiments are showing promise in western Oregon, USA, where David and Carmen Lawrence have evaluated dozens of cultivars over the past decade.
Seal Factory Looks to Olives in the Off-Season
A seal processing plant plans to provide new employment by producing olive oil in Henties Bay, Namibia.
Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina
One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.
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.