Jun. 22, 2022
Archaeological remains in the Central Jordan Valley show evidence of the oldest example of olives being farmed outside their naturally-occurring range.
May. 4, 2022
During a recent visit, the IOC also discussed technology transfer, production improvements and adding the Arauco cultivar to the World Catalog of Olive Varieties.
Mar. 31, 2022
Some farmers in Pakistan are replacing traditional crops with olives, but need government subsidies to install irrigation systems and mill their fruits.
Mar. 2, 2022
The trees will be planted across the West Bank in an effort to replace some of those that were destroyed by conflict and help boost the state’s economy.
Feb. 28, 2022
Under the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami Project, Pakistan is growing thousands of olive trees in its northwestern region, a former hotbed for terrorism after 9/11.
Dec. 6, 2021
Intensive groves will outnumber traditional farms thirty years from now, and the number of olive oil-producing countries will rise to 80, says Juan Vilar.
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.
Nov. 30, 2021
Salt stress is a major problem in olive farming as it negatively affects the growth and productivity of olive trees. Selenium treatments may be the answer.
Sep. 28, 2021
A new report highlights the major transformation that the olive sector is undergoing, with modern groves set to replace many traditional ones.
Jul. 20, 2021
Organic olive groves already cover an area larger than Luxembourg in Spain. The crop is also the second-fastest-growing category of organic cropland.
Jan. 21, 2020
The Italian Confederation of Agriculture has announced a funding plan to address the ongoing Xylella fastidiosa crisis in Puglia.
Jan. 15, 2020
From a distance, this olive grove on the outskirts of Córdoba looks just like any other field. But it is home for more than 1,000 olive cultivars from 29 countries, from Iran to the Americas, passing through all of the Mediterranean Basin.
Aug. 19, 2019
Times of Malta reported that they had received dozens of complaints over olive trees being aggressively pruned with a chainsaw along the Santa Luċija jogging track, fueling fears they were facing the chop.
Jul. 23, 2019
The warm season corresponds to crucial phases for olive trees. Two experts provided their suggestions for the successful management of the organic olive grove in these conditions.