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.
May. 22, 2017
An Apulian startup, Olivhealth, developed a single-dose package containing extra virgin olive oil from organic secular olive trees for sportspeople, pregnant women, and children.
Mar. 29, 2017
The project has already been delayed by a year due to opposition from locals, who are fiercely opposed to the removal of olive trees, some of which are over 100 years old.
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.