Sep. 14, 2021
Researchers caution that one-fifth of Spain is at risk of desertification. Poor agricultural and land-use practices paired with historic mismanagement are largely to blame.
Jun. 19, 2021
Two local banks are continuing to back ArteOlio’s bet that super-high-density olive groves will be profitable in Tuscany. Other companies are taking notice.
Apr. 29, 2021
Intensive olive farming around the world has led Spanish olive growers to cut down ancient trees to remain competitive.
Apr. 14, 2021
The initiative comes as the government announced it would help to stimulate olive oil exports.
Dec. 18, 2020
While the majority of olive oil production still comes from traditional growers in the Mediterranean, newer farms are focusing on more efficient orchards and experiencing a steady growth in production.
Oct. 15, 2020
The head of conservation for BirdLife Europe applauded prohibitions on nighttime intensive olive harvesting in Spain and Portugal.
Dec. 11, 2018
Extremadura’s sector is undergoing an important transformation with the expansion of intensive olive crops.
Jan. 10, 2018
A study finds that periodic fertilization with nitrogen, phosphate and potassium decreases the alternate bearing pattern of olive trees.
Jan. 10, 2012
A conference in Dixon, California, will present a proposed olive oil marketing order and offer practical, information for growers and processors.
Oct. 19, 2011
Articles published on the same day in two major American newspapers put olive oil in the spotlight again. Readers' comments in the Washington Post offered a glimpse at some American reactions to Association 3E's super-premium initiative.
Jan. 26, 2011
Sparked by huge changes in the California olive industry in recent years, California Agriculture magazine devoted an issue to olive oil production and quality factors.