Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers caution that one-fifth of Spain is at risk of desertification. Poor agricultural and land-use practices paired with historic mismanagement are largely to blame.
Aug. 30, 2021
In the first half of 2021 olive oil exports from Spain to the U.S. increased by nearly 40 percent. Andalusian exports largely fueled the growth.
Jul. 29, 2021
The new Common Agricultural Policy will benefit traditional growers, organic growers, young farmers and women at the expense of the largest producers.
Jul. 20, 2021
The new institute at the University of Jaén will push innovation in olive growing and olive oil production and promote research efforts.
Jul. 7, 2021
Exports to six of Andalusia’s top 10 olive oil trading partners increased in the first four months of 2021, according to Extenda.
Jun. 29, 2021
The tourism €1.4 million initiative will help promote olive oil tourism experiences throughout the autonomous community.
Mar. 29, 2021
Efforts in Puglia and Andalusia are underway to monitor the spread of the deadly vector of Xyella fastidiosa. Using mobile applications, volunteers will help experts track the insect populations.
Mar. 17, 2021
Euromonitor data projects that the value of olive oil sales in Indonesia will increase by 50 percent over the next half-decade. Andalusia hopes to capitalize on this growth.
Feb. 25, 2021
Production is expected to be around 300,000 tons lower than previously estimated, according to the regional government.
Feb. 3, 2021
Minor temperature changes with certain rainfall patterns provide the best environment for the fungus that causes Verticillium wilt to thrive.
Oct. 13, 2020
The Consejo del Olivar de Córdoba seeks to improve quality, promote local production and preserve the province’s rich oil culture.
Aug. 17, 2020
A team in Andalusia is testing a hedge cultivation system that could be more profitable for growers and sustainable for the environment.
Apr. 15, 2019
Lavandin is the most recent crop being planted in Andalusia to help prevent erosion, promote biodiversity and provide farmers with supplemental income.
Dec. 11, 2018
The world’s top producer wants to be the best, not just the biggest. They’re on track.
Jun. 6, 2018
As part of a far-reaching agro-economic plan, the Andalusian government renews its commitment to furthering the interests of its olive farmers in both established and emerging international markets.
Dec. 14, 2017
As Europe helps farmers adopt sustainable agricultural practices in olive groves, the legality of proposed U.S. tariffs on Spanish table olives is contested.