Jun. 16, 2020
A program that provides incentives to establish new businesses in abandoned Italian farmlands has enticed young agricultural entrepreneurs.
Jun. 5, 2020
A heatwave during the critical flowering stage was enough to raise concerns among growers for their expected yields.
May. 11, 2020
Sicilian farmers struggle with drought and a severe sales slump as consumers move to cheaper, imported oil blends, leaving premium local EVOOs on grocery shelves.
May. 7, 2020
The population's priorities will shift in a post-coronavirus world, demanding ethical and sustainable production from farmers and distributors in the years ahead.
Feb. 26, 2020
Using drones, multi-spectral cameras and remote sensors, olive farmers can make accurate nutrient predictions, target phytosanitary treatments and more precisely apply fertilizers and irrigation.
Feb. 7, 2020
With higher costs and lower yields than modern olive oil farms, quality alone may not be enough to protect Italy's smaller producers in a fast-changing international market.
Mar. 5, 2018
As Europe was struck by an intense cold wave originating in Siberia, concerns arose among farmers.
Jan. 10, 2018
A study finds that periodic fertilization with nitrogen, phosphate and potassium decreases the alternate bearing pattern of olive trees.
Nov. 27, 2017
After an improved yet unexceptional olive harvest in France, olive growers are turning to a Spanish company for help.
Oct. 1, 2017
Spain's Atlas experimental flight center furnishes drone technology that is changing how producers approach olive farming.
Aug. 10, 2017
A leading expert in fruit tree physiology, Cristos Xiloyannis, has been committed to developing sustainable olive growing techniques.
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.
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.