Jan. 21, 2022
Full-time olive growers are expected to receive approximately €100 per destroyed olive tree, with half of the amount paid in advance.
Jan. 17, 2022
The combined €55 million in funding comes as officials in the Italian olive oil sector call on the European Commission to end its duty-free import quotas from Tunisia.
Dec. 18, 2021
Local olive farmers are angry after 65 percent of applications for recovery aid were rejected. They argue the authorities are underestimating long-term damage.
Nov. 30, 2021
In many parts of Egypt, yields are expected to be between 50 and 80-percent below the average. However, producers are optimistic about the future.
Nov. 30, 2021
After climate change wreaked havoc on the 2021 harvest, one of Croatia’s leading producers believes the olive farming paradigm in the country must change.
Sep. 30, 2021
Over 15 years, Stephen and Sui Tham turned their retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life into a multi-award winning olive oil brand.
Sep. 29, 2021
In his third book, Vasilios Frantzolas dispels production myths still prevalent in Greece.
Sep. 17, 2021
Apadrina un Oliva has put the area’s abandoned olive trees up for adoption. The result has handed a lifeline to the town and its residents.
Sep. 2, 2021
Weakening ocean currents will likely increase incidences of extreme weather events, researchers warn, particularly in the Mediterranean Basin.
Apr. 5, 2021
The agritech startup Elaisian has raised $1 million in its latest fundraising round to expand a program that helps farmers identify and manage pest risks.
Oct. 27, 2020
With the number of wild boars in Italy doubling in the last ten years to two million, farmers' groups are calling again for a comprehensive plan to deal with an old and growing problem.
Sep. 21, 2020
Crops like apricots and nectarines typical in the south are beginning to appear in northern regions, while in Mediterranean regions, tropical weather is hitting vineyards and olive groves.
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.
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.