Jan. 16, 2020
TAP executives have been summoned to appear in court on May 8 and will face charges of committing environmental damage including the unlawful removal of olive trees.
Nov. 18, 2019
An agreement was signed by the Puglia Region, the Ministry of Agricultural Policies, and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage to simplify procedures for replanting olive trees in areas affected by Xylella.
Nov. 7, 2019
Through hands-on instruction and visits to local farms, Cinzia Rascazzo helps people live healtheir lives.
Jun. 14, 2018
To combat the spread of the olive-killing Xylella fastidiosa bacterium, Italian agricultural officials are telling farmers to use pesticides to kill the disease's vectors, three spittlebugs, but this mandate has sparked protests and outrage.
Dec. 16, 2015
Disease expert Giovanni Martelli said he would need a ‘crystal ball’ to know what will happen with the Xylella fastidiosa outbreak across Europe.
Oct. 27, 2015
A court-ordered suspension will allow time for further tests to determine which disease has infected the trees.
Jun. 15, 2015
Monna Oliva evaluates table olives from different regions to support producers and help them improve product quality and revitalize the sector.
Feb. 25, 2015
Three municipalities have joined forces to protect an area with a concentration of thousand-year-old olive trees.