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Mar. 22, 2015

Europe Proposes Cutting Down Millions of Olive Trees in Italy to Fight Outbreak

The proposed measures would include eradication, buffer zones and a strict limit on the movement of young trees.

Mar. 13, 2015

Olive Tree's Cool-Weather Offshoot

An Oregon conference exposed the growing culture of pioneers willing to think outside the box about where olive oil comes from and where it’s going.

Feb. 25, 2015

Oregon Farm Produces Quality EVOO in Cool Climate of Pacific Northwest

Experiments are showing promise in western Oregon, USA, where David and Carmen Lawrence have evaluated dozens of cultivars over the past decade.

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.

Sep. 2, 2014

Despite Drought, Calif. Olive Growers Will See Good Return

The Olive Growers Council of California reached a favorable agreement with table olive processors after drought has left many farmers hurting.

Aug. 11, 2014

Researchers Recover Forgotten Olive Varieties in Spain

Researchers are working to characterize local olive specimens and recover rare olive varieties in Galicia.

Jul. 25, 2014

Turkish Growers Criticize Bill to Allow Energy Plants on Olive Groves

Critics say a proposed bill to boost energy and mining projects would be detrimental to Turkey's growing olive and olive oil sector.

Jul. 25, 2014

New Strain of Plant Germ Killing Ancient Olive Trees in Italy

A new strain of lethal plant germ Xylella fastidiosa combined with fungi and an insect are blamed for the disease destroying century-old olive groves in Italy.

May. 7, 2014

Lima's Historic Olive Grove Park

Parque el Olivar is an oasis in the city of Lima, and the perfect place to laze away an afternoon.

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