Aug. 18, 2021
Italia Olivicola warned that the hot and dry summer is already expected to have negative repercussions on the yield of the coming harvest.
Aug. 17, 2021
The E.U. hopes to convince farmers to be one of the driving forces in the effort to plant the new trees.
Aug. 17, 2021
The ongoing drought has led to wildfires burning around the country, damaging olive trees, and further diminishing the prospects of the 2021 harvest.
Jul. 29, 2021
Despite the challenges posed by climate change and the volatile olive oil market, the producers behind Mavras believe quality is the key to success.
Jul. 23, 2021
Researchers at the Gen4Olive project believe the genetic material of unused olive varieties could help prepare farmers for new climatic conditions and pests.
Jul. 23, 2021
With less rain and water-saving infrastructure lacking, experts warn that the water crisis in Italy costs farmers €1 billion per year.
Jul. 14, 2021
One agricultural expert estimates that olive oil production in the 2021/22 crop year could fall by more than 25 percent as a result of damage caused by the frost.
Jul. 13, 2021
Olive oil producers are expected to benefit from the scheme, which rates a food’s sustainability on four criteria, including carbon emissions.
Jul. 8, 2021
The previous Common Agricultural Policy did not provide adequate incentives for farmers to reduce emissions, the auditors said.
Jul. 7, 2021
A report from Barclays Capital found that while demand for freshwater continues to grow, businesses and countries are doing very little to become more efficient.
Jul. 1, 2021
The United Nations found that food waste is responsible for up to 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Jun. 15, 2021
Heads of state from the world’s seven wealthiest liberal democracies and their guests pledged to continue reducing carbon emissions and promoting sustainability after meeting in England.
May. 28, 2021
A new report shows a direct link between the amount of carbon dioxide in the air and the nutrient composition of the world’s most popular staple crops.
Mar. 31, 2021
The factory will receive up to 6,000 tons of pruning waste annually from olive groves with a 90-kilometer radius of the factory.
Mar. 26, 2021
Olive farmers will be among the benefactors of European programs targeted at stimulating the consumption of organic products and financing the transition to organic farms.
Mar. 17, 2021
The United Nations has found that more than 900 million tons of food were wasted in 2019. The problem is pervasive, with food waste occurring at every step of the food chain worldwide.
Mar. 9, 2021
Scientists are building a digital model of the Earth that will act as an information system for better decision-making on development and environmental issues within the European Union.