Oct. 9, 2020
After a hot summer, officials in Jordan anticipate production to reach 23,000 to 24,000 tons.
Oct. 8, 2020
Producers are predicting smaller yields than last year. The record wildfires appear to have had a minimal effect on the state's olive farmers.
Oct. 6, 2020
The E.U. also expects record-high imports in the 2019/20 crop year.
Sep. 14, 2020
Extreme weather events – ranging from hail storms to flash flooding – have impacted olive growers across Italy. For many farmers, hopes of a promising harvest have washed away.
Aug. 27, 2020
The usual influx of seasonal workers who come to harvest apples, grapes and olives in Italy has been interrupted. Travel restrictions related to Covid-19 has politicians and farmers worried that key crops will not be picked in time.
Jul. 16, 2020
Table olive producers are expecting a slightly better harvest this year than they had in 2019. In spite of this, uncertainty over the future of the sector remains.
Jul. 10, 2020
The European Commission estimates production will rise to 2.3 million tons in the coming crop year.
Jun. 18, 2020
Ever-changing weather, marketplace turmoil and a surplus of olive oil have severely impacted local farmers and cast a shadow on the coming season
Jun. 18, 2020
Even with ongoing water shortages and the challenge of working during a lockdown, growers anticipate a good harvest.
Jun. 5, 2020
The United States Department of Agriculture predicts that global olive oil production will fall by nearly three percent, to 3.03 million tons, in the 2020/21 crop year.
Apr. 21, 2020
Thousands of small farmers are having to contend with seasonal labor shortages, a lack of spare parts for their machines, severe drought and wild boars roaming through unworked fields. Italian agriculture is facing challenges from all directions in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Apr. 8, 2020
South Africa is in lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but with the necessary permits, EVOO producers continue harvesting.