Sep. 7, 2023
It feels like climate change has arrived, and the olive oil industry might be first in the firing line. Luckily, we already know what to do.
Feb. 20, 2023
In partnership with the University of Córdoba, BALAM Agriculture said the Sultana variety is larger than other olives and ripens earlier in the season. Still, much is unknown.
Feb. 4, 2023
Recent figures show an alarming decline in the populations of important bird species in Spain as intensive agriculture transforms the country's landscape.
Oct. 27, 2022
While intensive agriculture degrades soil health in seasonal crops, the same cannot be conclusively said about olives.
Oct. 10, 2022
With 2,000 trees recently planted in super-high-density and a new mill, the award-winning company in San Juan seeks to grow Argentina’s olive oil culture.
Oct. 10, 2022
A report found that high-density groves account for 3 percent of cultivation, but 36 percent of olive oil production.
Dec. 6, 2021
Intensive groves will outnumber traditional farms thirty years from now, and the number of olive oil-producing countries will rise to 80, says Juan Vilar.
Dec. 6, 2021
A study from the University of Jaén shows that traditional olive groves directly combat climate change and cause far less environmental damage than intensive cultivation methods.
Nov. 3, 2021
Portugal will produce 150,000 tons of olive oil in the 2021-22 crop year. Favorable weather and the sector’s continuing modernization were attributed to the bumper harvest.
Oct. 27, 2021
Researchers in Andalusia found that agricultural intensification hurt olive groves by eliminating the natural predators of pests and depleting soil quality.
Sep. 28, 2021
A new report highlights the major transformation that the olive sector is undergoing, with modern groves set to replace many traditional ones.
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.
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.
Dec. 31, 2010
Australian olive oil pioneer Boundary Bend is hell-bent on higher yields, efficient processes, and making great extra virgin olive oil at a competitive price.
Nov. 1, 2010
California experts agree the current harvest is remarkable, not only for its growth, but for the high quality of the olive oil anticipated from large and small producers.
Oct. 27, 2010
In only its fifth year Olisur produced 1.8 million liters of olive oil on its Chilean estate, mostly for North Americans. "We must produce for other countries, and they request sustainability."