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Jul. 11, 2013

An Olive Harvest Festival in New Zealand

In Martinborough, New Zealand's an olive-themed harvest festival gave guests a tree-to-table experience.

Jan. 8, 2013

Germans Head to Crete to Harvest Olives

In a unique partnership, people from Germany are visiting to Crete to experience the olive harvest first hand.

Dec. 7, 2012

Warm Weather Taking Toll on Greek Olives

The extended summer drought has lead some olive oil producing areas of Greece to lower oil production than usual, diminishing revenue in critical times.

Apr. 23, 2012

Record Olive Harvest in Baena

Despite budget cuts and the current poor financial climate, Spanish olive oil production in the Baena region of Córdoba has reached record-breaking levels with its last harvest.

Mar. 21, 2012

Drought Dooms Run of Bumper Havests in Spain

Spain’s next olive harvest could be down 50 percent due to the current drought, agricultural union ASAJA warned today.

Dec. 15, 2011

Commercial Olive Cultivation Begins in India

India's western state of Rajasthan is all set to begin the commerical cultivation of olive. Large farmers in the state have shown keen inclination towards olive cultivation.

Dec. 6, 2011

Pakistan Promotes Olive Cultivation in Punjab

The government of Pakistan is promoting the cultivation of olives in selected areas of Punjab, which are suited for olive farming. A comprehensive plan for olive production has been prepared.

Oct. 11, 2011

Jaén Hoping for Rain as Olive Harvest Looms

It's autumn in Jaén, the center of world olive oil production, but unrelenting heat and four months without rain has fueled talk of a 30 percent fall in its olive harvest this year.

Oct. 11, 2011

September Heat Means Early Harvest, Less Olive Oil in Italy

While it is estimated that the high temperatures -- the second highest on record since 1800 -- will reduce olive oil production by about 10 percent, the quality of the oil is supposed to be good.

Sep. 29, 2011

Girolio d’Italia at the Starting Line

Get ready for a two-month journey across Italy to discover the country’s different tastes and cultivars with the newly pressed extra virgin olive oil.

Jan. 25, 2011

A Painter of Olive Harvests

Mariella Gualtieri remembers a man hired to help with the harvest. Seeing her small hands shivering he said, “If only olives were the size of oranges, we’d finish sooner.”

Jul. 13, 2010

Essay: First Harvest

Years ago a local farmer laughed when he saw our lines of bonsai olive trees. ‘You’re mad planting in this drought,’ he said. I wish he were here now to see this.