Oct. 22, 2018
A year after their first successful harvest made headlines, Sheri and George Braun were left unable to fill any of their orders. Still, the couple said the project’s uncertainty is part of what makes it worth doing.
Oct. 19, 2018
Olives are not new to the Sunshine State, but their economic viability is coming into the spotlight as citrus struggles.
Oct. 16, 2018
Olive groves have lost a lot of their biodiversity, but according to new findings of a study in Andalusia, there still are opportunities for recovery.
Aug. 29, 2018
Tecnolivo pursues the modernization of oliviculture with the creation of a pioneering technological instrument based on precision agriculture.
May. 8, 2018
The UC Davis Olive Center is introducing a new class on olive growing, milling, and branding in June, bringing expert instructors together for a two-day immersion through classroom and field instruction.
Jun. 29, 2017
The 6th edition of the competition for the best extra virgin olive oil landscapes, Extrascape 2017, concluded a two-day event that included several speeches by experts in the field.
Mar. 28, 2017
The founders of Elaisian say their technology reduced the costs of fertilizers, agronomic consultancy fees, and labor by 50 percent in tests.
Feb. 14, 2017
South Africa's olive industry is set to take a blow from recent wildfires that have plagued the Western Cape region, an area home to most of the country's olive farms.
Jan. 24, 2017
With legislation making drone ownership easier and more affordable, many farmers are could find a more effective means of crop monitoring and maintenance.
Sep. 2, 2014
Sting invites tourists to his 900-acre estate and try their hand at harvesting the olives that produce the rock star's own line of extra virgin olive oil.
Jun. 9, 2014
A new study shows that soil quality may impact steryl glucoside levels in olive oils more than olive cultivar or farming methods.
Mar. 29, 2014
The true cost of producing olives for olive oil is under investigation by an IOC-appointed committee due to report by May.
Apr. 22, 2013
A study predicts that the climate change will totally change the global map of wine making, and where wine goes, olives follow.
Mar. 7, 2013
Researchers have mapped the transcriptome of the olive tree, a step that is hoped to improve efficiency and reduce cost of olive breeding.