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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 Africa / Middle East

Olive Oil of Oman

Nov. 17, 2014 N. America

Tough Season in California

Nov. 14, 2014 Producer Profiles

One California Olive Farmer Calls it Quits

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.

Mar. 29, 2014

Expert Says Eradication of New Olive Tree Disease in Europe Unlikely

Will Italy be able to eradicate the disease which has already devastated 8,000 ha of olive groves in Lecce? And what is the risk of the plant pathogen spreading elsewhere in Europe?

Feb. 17, 2014

Europe Acts to Stop Spread of Olive Tree Killer

The European Union has banned the movement of some plants out of the Lecce, in Italy’s Apulia region, to help prevent the spread of the devastating disease which has already infected hundreds of olive trees there.

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.

Dec. 3, 2013

Europe Puzzled by Olive Tree Epidemic

Scientists are trying to determine how to prevent the spread of the devastating disease killing olive trees in southern Italy.

Sep. 9, 2013

Research Institute in Chania Emerges as Greek Olive Sector Leader

The Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants has become a leader in research and education for the olive oil sector in Greece.