Dec. 8, 2014
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
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
Municipal authorities in the Pakistani capital Islamabad have started a drive to plant olive tress at different locations across the city.
Oct. 13, 2014
Agricultural organizations and Spain's Ministry of Agriculture are working to create a working plan to improve the struggling sector.
Sep. 22, 2014
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. 9, 2014
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
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 are working to characterize local olive specimens and recover rare olive varieties in Galicia.
Jul. 25, 2014
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
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.
Mar. 29, 2014
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?
Sep. 9, 2013
The Institute for Olive Tree and Subtropical Plants has become a leader in research and education for the olive oil sector in Greece.