Oct. 8, 2020
Producers are predicting smaller yields than last year. The record wildfires appear to have had a minimal effect on the state's olive farmers.
Sep. 25, 2020
Italy pledged €8 million to help mills and processing cooperatives affected by the Burian snow storm.
Aug. 7, 2020
Farmers have blamed the rapid spread of the wildfires on dead olive trees that were killed by Xylella fastidiosa and never removed by local governments. Some politicians have insinuated that these trees are being intentionally burned.
May. 20, 2020
Wildfires ravaged northern Cyprus last weekend, destroying tens of thousands of acres of crops and forest. Olive growers and oil producers, already struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, are facing additional challenges in the aftermath of the blaze.
Mar. 23, 2020
An Olive Oil Times survey reveals growing despair and uncertainty for an industry that seemed under attack even before the pandemic arrived.
Jan. 27, 2020
Olive growers have largely been spared the fate of wine producers, who are likely to suffer setbacks from the Kincade fire that raged through Sonoma county late last year.
Jan. 13, 2020
Australia's olive growers have mostly been spared from the wildfires that have been ravaging the country. Persistent drought, however, continues to cause concern.
Sep. 28, 2018
A massive wildfire on Mount Serra, in the province of Pisa, devastated a huge area of woodland and ten thousand olive trees.
Apr. 19, 2018
About 2,500 centenarian olive trees were swallowed by the tumbling soil.
Oct. 23, 2017
The 2017 harvest is on track for a record production of 4.3 million gallons, according to the California Olive Oil Council.
Oct. 30, 2014
Umbria's olive oil production will suffer a dramatic loss, that in some areas could reach 80 percent.
Oct. 20, 2014
Damaging floods in Liguria are adding to a rough year for Italian olive oil farmers, resulting in a drop in production and rising prices.
Oct. 1, 2014
Experts from around the world will meet in Gallipoli, the epicenter of the outbreak of Xylella fastidiosa that threatens thousands of olive trees.