May. 12, 2022
Local agricultural associations protested a local court's decision and said it would result in further damage to the region’s olive trees.
Apr. 28, 2022
Italian authorities have earmarked €50 million to help private businesses plant new crops in destroyed olive groves and improve overall biodiversity in the region.
Mar. 31, 2022
Producers from Sardinia, Lazio and Puglia competed at the 2022 Ercole Olivario where a new award for promoting tourism was introduced.
Mar. 17, 2022
The goal is to monitor and combat the bacteria outbreaks that have been destroying traditional and monumental olive groves for nearly a decade.
Mar. 8, 2022
A study concluded that the genomes of Xylella fastidiosa in Apulian olive trees descended directly from Costa Rican coffee plants.
Feb. 28, 2022
New research on olive trees in Salento revealed the spreading of a known fungus, whose drying action is much faster than Xylella bacteria.
Oct. 27, 2021
From trying out new production methods to transforming waste into renewable energy, the producers behind Frantoio Muraglia have found a winning combination.
Oct. 27, 2021
Steep price rises for energy and fuel are adding unprecedented costs for producers. Meanwhile, agricultural associations warn drought-induced damage is worse than previously predicted.
Oct. 26, 2021
Members of the regional balance commission said no product on the market can cure the Xylella fastidiosa bacteria, which continues to hurt producers across the region.
Oct. 4, 2021
Olive oil production is expected to rebound in Puglia and other southern regions, while Central and Northern producers stand to face a disappointing season.
Sep. 27, 2021
A front-of-pack labeling system takes into account a food item’s macro and micro-nutrients and its social and environmental sustainability.
Aug. 2, 2021
Producers from southwestern Italy overcame Xylella fastidiosa, erratic weather events and the Covid-19 pandemic to produce their award-winning extra virgin olive oils.
Jun. 15, 2021
Taking place in person after being conducted remotely last year, producers came together to celebrate Italian olive oils and their producers.
Jan. 26, 2020
The Trans Adriatic Pipeline said the company is confident ahead of the upcoming trial. Replanting of the olive trees at issue in the trial is scheduled to begin in February.
Jan. 21, 2020
The Italian Confederation of Agriculture has announced a funding plan to address the ongoing Xylella fastidiosa crisis in Puglia.
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.