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Andalusia Temporarily Bans Machine-Assisted Harvesting at Night

The ban will give the autonomous government time to research the impacts night-harvesting has on local and migrating bird populations.

Tom Mueller’s New Book Delves Into the World of Whistleblowers

As whistleblowers dominate headlines in the United States, Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud shines a light on the history of whistleblowing and people who do it.
Fairs and Competitions

27 Complete Sommelier Program in San Francisco

They join a growing network of olive oil professionals and enthusiasts after completing the six-day, two-tier course in the city's Marina District.

Italian Village Provides Local Olive Oil for Student Snacks

In the southwestern village of Stella Cilento, children will enjoy an afternoon snack of bread and olive oil provided by the town, after helping with the harvest.

Researchers Chart Pest Sightings in Effort to Protect Against Xylella

Using data collected from across the United Kingdom, scientists are creating a comprehensive record of where Xylella-carrying pests are found.

Scientists Find Earliest Evidence of Olive Oil in Central Europe

Early Celts in the French region of Burgundy imported olive oil from the Mediterranean around 500 BCE, a new study shows. The find is the earliest evidence of olive oil use in Central Europe.
Special Report

Olive Oils From Sardinia Find a Modern Audience

Sardinian olive oil has long been a staple of Italian cuisine and culinary prowess. The combination of international awards and oleoturism is putting the Mediterranean island in the spotlight.

The Give and Take of French Cultivars

Local olive varieties in France are known for their sensory qualities, if not for their yields.