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.
Mar. 5, 2018
As Europe was struck by an intense cold wave originating in Siberia, concerns arose among farmers.
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.
Nov. 17, 2011
Drought reduced the potential olive harvest before widespread rain washed much of it to the ground - causing the loss of up to 70 percent of production.