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.
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.
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.
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.
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.