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UK Calls for Action to Prevent Xylella’s Arrival

Environment Secretary Michael Grove said Europe needs to step up its protection to halt the spread of the disease and demanded more checks on high-risk plants.

California Olive Ranch: Defying Tradition

With a focus on technology, Gregg Kelley and his team seek to produce high-quality olive oil on a large scale.
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An Oasis of Award-Winning EVOO in Tabernas

Sergio Leone, the Italian filmmaker, chose the desert region of Tabernas as a film location for his Spaghetti Westerns. Few believed the area was right for olive oil production.

California’s International Culinary Center to Host 3rd Olive Oil Sommelier Program

An international faculty of renowned experts will guide students through more than 100 olive oil samples from 26 countries in the world’s most comprehensive curriculum in olive oil quality assessment.
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New Research Highlights Role of Agriculture in Climate Change

Researchers have estimated the amount of carbon lost worldwide through agricultural practices to be 133 billion tons.

Can Olive Trees Protect From Forest Fires?

After forest fires raged this summer across the Mediterranean, authorities are looking to olive groves and vineyards as fire-resistant alternatives.
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Temecula Partners With Home Builder to Create Community Centered Around Olives

Temecula Olive Oil Company is working with a real estate developer on their upcoming Miralon residential project, a modern community built around olive groves.

Farmers Battle Xylella Outbreak on Mallorca

Wrenching decisions on how to eradicate the disease are confronting islanders as they imagine a landscape without vegetation. The spread of the disease to mainland Spain is seen as inevitable.