mechanical harvesting

Andalusia Temporarily Bans Machine-Assisted Harvesting at Night

The ban will give the autonomous government time to research the impacts night-harvesting has on local and migrating bird populations.

Spain’s Olive Harvest Marked by Lower Yields, Too Many Workers

With hordes heading to Andalusia looking for work at harvest time many will be turned away this year, while low prices and yield will cause some farmers to let the olives rot.