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Apr. 20, 2015

'Diffuser' System Irrigates Tunisian Olive Trees from the Bottom Up

An innovative water-saving irrigation system developed in Tunisia is providing a viable solution to drought situations experienced by olive producers.

Apr. 7, 2015

Andalucia Journal: Pruning in Huescar

A recently sunny day brought me to an olive grove in Huescar to discover the importance of pruning olive trees.

Mar. 31, 2015

On the Importance of Olive Tree Pruning

“It is fundamental to live like the plant in order to understand what it needs,” the pruner reveals. "Foliage and wood must always be in harmony."

Feb. 15, 2015

Seal Factory Looks to Olives in the Off-Season

A seal processing plant plans to provide new employment by producing olive oil in Henties Bay, Namibia.

Jan. 19, 2015

Olives Reach New Heights in Valtellina

One of the consequences of rising temperatures is that it's now possible to cultivate olive trees where it was previously unthinkable.

Dec. 8, 2014

Apulia Asks Italian Government for Help with Olive Tree Epidemic

The president of Apulia sent a letter to the Italian Prime Minister for an urgent meeting over the year-long Xylella fastidiosa epidemic.

Dec. 5, 2014

More Olive Groves Leveled in Turkey to Make Way for Power Plants

After the second case of olive trees being uprooted in this Aegean region in recent weeks, a local official asked, "Will we use electric to feed people?"

Dec. 4, 2014

Islamabad, Pakistan Plants 5,000 Olive Trees in Bid to Beautify City

Municipal authorities in the Pakistani capital Islamabad have started a drive to plant olive tress at different locations across the city.

Dec. 2, 2014

Olive Oil of Oman

After twenty years of trials and researches, Oman is experiencing the first successes in olive growing.

Nov. 24, 2014

'L'Ulivone,' Sabina's Tree of the Ages

In a small town near Rome lives an awe-inspiring two-thousand-year-old olive tree.

Nov. 17, 2014

New App Helps Farmers Manage Daily Harvest Data

An app can help farm workers managing the daily process of the olive harvest.

Nov. 17, 2014

Tough Season in California

From Corning in the Sacramento Valley to Lindsay in the San Joaquin this year’s table olive crop is a serious disappointment,

Nov. 14, 2014

One California Olive Farmer Calls it Quits

Randy Childress managed 184 acres of olive trees more than 100 years old. Today he's looking for a job.

Oct. 27, 2014

Umbrian Farmers Find Little to Celebrate

Umbrian farmers are in no mood to celebrate this year's dismal harvest. Many will simply leave the olives to rot on their trees.

Oct. 13, 2014

Groups Work to Improve Viability of Table Olives in Andalusia

Agricultural organizations and Spain's Ministry of Agriculture are working to create a working plan to improve the struggling sector.

Sep. 22, 2014

Moroccan City Bans Olive Trees Citing Allergy Concerns

Oujda, a city of half million people in the world's second largest table olive producing country, announced a citywide ban on olive trees.

Sep. 16, 2014

Texas Olive Oil Producers Beating the Odds

Despite acknowledged hurdles, Texan farmers have managed to produce some of the world's best olive oils.

Sep. 9, 2014

Turkey Braces for Economic Impact of Erratic Weather

Number two table olive producer, Turkey, is in the midst of dealing with the economic impact of erratic weather patterns over the last year.

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