Aug. 5, 2021
While some farmers remain optimistic that research and preparation will yield a fruitful future, others worry about the diminishing prospects of surface irrigation.
May. 28, 2021
Officials from the company said the medium-density groves provide them with the flexibility to select the best olive variety for each growing condition.
Feb. 3, 2021
Minor temperature changes with certain rainfall patterns provide the best environment for the fungus that causes Verticillium wilt to thrive.
Jan. 27, 2020
In spite of a record drought and devastating bush fires, some large Australian producers are expecting close to an average production and high-quality oils in 2020.
Jul. 18, 2018
As Argentina's energy minister deregulates the sector and electricity costs shoot up, olive farmers are feeling the effects.
Dec. 15, 2016
Climate change is altering Morocco's landscape and creating serious challenges for the agricultural sector. In the Al Haouz province, resilient farmers took steps to adapt, and they have a burgeoning olive industry to show for it.
Feb. 29, 2016
A study finds that irrigating olive trees with treated wastewater could be an effective way of preserving resources without affecting quality.
Apr. 20, 2015
An innovative water-saving irrigation system developed in Tunisia is providing a viable solution to drought situations experienced by olive producers.
Apr. 3, 2012
Research conducted at Spain's Universidad de Extremadura (UEx) indicates that less irrigation results in better olive oil quality and increased health benefits.