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Dec. 28, 2013

An Olive Grove in Malta

Sure, the small Mediterranean country is a perfect holiday destination, but Malta also has olive trees that are attracting attention.

Apr. 22, 2013

Climate Change Effects on Vines Should Alarm Olive Oil Producers

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

Olive Tree Transcriptome Mapping Key to Industry Efficiency

Researchers have mapped the transcriptome of the olive tree, a step that is hoped to improve efficiency and reduce cost of olive breeding.

Aug. 6, 2012

New Report Takes Pulse of EU Olive Oil Farms

The average income on olive oil farms has been on a slide and is significantly lower than the average for other farms, according to a new report.

Jan. 25, 2012

Lanzarote Promotes Ecological Olive Farming

The Canary Islands have a very limited production of olive oil. Lanzarote has decided to launch a campaign focused on promoting the introduction of ecological olive trees to save their agricultural economy.

Apr. 21, 2011

In Lucca, Biodynamic and Organic Farming Make a Bit of Magic

Giuseppe Ferrua hand-picks his olives at just the right day of the lunar cycle to maximize the amount of liquid they contain. “Some people say we’re witches.”

Mar. 24, 2011

Conference in Italy Finds Modern Lessons in Ancient Farming

At the Accademia dei Georgofili in Florence, experts focused on a very distant age to address current agricultural challenges and threats to the environment.

Sep. 28, 2010

Farming On the Edge of an Olive's Comfort Zone

You won't find much olive oil production in Italy north of the Cividale plains where Franco Diacoli says his Bianchera olives "never stop growing and developing intense flavors and aromas."

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