Jan. 7, 2022
Andalusia’s regional agriculture minister warned that the current Common Agricultural Proposal in Spain would lead to 53 percent of farmers losing funding.
Dec. 7, 2021
The southeast of Spain is at the highest risk. New investments in infrastructure and technology are critical to mitigating the impacts of the crisis.
Dec. 6, 2021
A study from the University of Jaén shows that traditional olive groves directly combat climate change and cause far less environmental damage than intensive cultivation methods.
Oct. 27, 2021
Researchers in Andalusia found that agricultural intensification hurt olive groves by eliminating the natural predators of pests and depleting soil quality.
Oct. 19, 2021
Spain is expected to produce about 1.3 million tons of olive oil in the 2021/22 crop year. Poor weather conditions in Andalusia are largely to blame.
Jun. 29, 2021
The tourism €1.4 million initiative will help promote olive oil tourism experiences throughout the autonomous community.
Jun. 15, 2021
Andalusian producers celebrated an excellent year at the World Competition, despite severe weather and Covid-19 dampening the 2020 harvest.
Jun. 10, 2021
Almazaras de la Subbética earned four awards at the 2021 NYIOOC, attributing their success to the terroir and climate.
May. 13, 2021
After a four-year trial, researchers said that grafting traditional Andalusian varieties with Verticillium wilt-resistant ones was ineffective.
Apr. 29, 2021
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization will vote on whether to recognize the 1.5-million-hectare olive tree forest that stretches across Andalusia.
Apr. 2, 2021
Olive farms following the Olivares Vivos program recorded a 30-percent increase in flora and fauna. The value of their EVOOs is expected to rise too.
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.
Aug. 29, 2019
Phil Hogan has promised to intervene in order to protect the interests of Spanish olive oil producers if prices do not rebound. Varied production forecasts and trade uncertainties make it unclear whether this will happen.
Aug. 19, 2019
Estimates from a coalition of olive oil producing cooperatives estimate that this year's harvest may be the lowest since the 2014/15 season.
May. 22, 2019
Upwards of 2.5 million birds are killed each harvest season in Spain, Italy, France and Portugal.
May. 14, 2019
Spanish producers enjoyed a record-breaking night at this year's NYIOOC, enjoying their highest ever success rate and bringing home more Gold Awards than ever before.
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.