Sep. 15, 2022
Restoration of centuries-old trees is the first line of defense against drought, according to one young agronomist.
Sep. 14, 2022
A new report attributed steadily rising temperatures and climate change to more prevalent drought, increased water scarcity, poor harvests and more extreme weather events.
Sep. 12, 2022
Prices will rise due to poor harvests elsewhere and increasing production costs.
Sep. 9, 2022
With no signs of significant rains anytime soon, the debate about the future of agriculture on the peninsula is underway.
Aug. 26, 2022
The ongoing drought and scorching summer temperatures are being blamed for the significant production decrease across Spain.
Aug. 18, 2022
Countries in southern and western Europe are bearing the bunt of the drought, with varying impacts on olive farmers and society writ large.
Aug. 18, 2022
The local farmers’ association predicts olive oil and table olive production to fall by up to 85 percent due to the ongoing drought.
Aug. 16, 2022
Scorching summer temperatures and the region's prolonged drought have resulted in a significantly lower fruit set in France and a significantly smaller harvest.
Aug. 10, 2022
Along with a steep fall in the quantity of olive oil produced, some analysts are worried quality could decrease significantly too.
May. 20, 2022
Water stress has already reduced expected winter crop yields in Italy and Spain. Exceptionally dry conditions are expected to continue for the next few months.
May. 18, 2022
With the prospect of global temperatures exceeding the 1.5 °C threshold, major olive farming regions can expect less precipitation.
May. 16, 2022
The unprecedented heatwave also has caused glacial floods and power outages. Further temperature rises are expected.
May. 5, 2022
The olive-harvesting season has started in Argentina, but farmers expect low yields and rising costs.
May. 3, 2022
Rising global temperatures and increasing atmospheric aridity are accelerating the trend of flash droughts, which can devastate agriculture.
May. 1, 2022
In the last 250 years, droughts throughout Europe have been progressively worsening. A new study found prolonged droughts may become more severe than originally estimated.
Apr. 28, 2022
Six millions residents in the capital are feeling the tangible effects of the 12-year drought. The rest of the country is not faring much better.