May. 6, 2022
Asaja said the amount of money proposed for the country’s 1.9 million hectares of traditional groves was “insufficient” and misdirected.
Apr. 6, 2022
Spanish researchers have worked to develop new technologies in response to what some of the industry's largest stakeholders said they needed most.
Mar. 8, 2022
Olive farmers in the Mediterranean basin are among those at the highest risk of increasing and more intense wildfires.
Mar. 7, 2022
Vazart & Sons combine scale with technology and tradition to continue their generations-long pursuit of excellence in agricultural production.
Mar. 2, 2022
Ideal weather and more modern olive groves allowed Portugal to harvest up to 230,000 tons of olive oil. However, experts warn of challenges ahead.
Feb. 8, 2022
SEO/BirdLife is working with farmers in Aragón to promote biodiversity in their centenary groves and add value to their traditional varietals.
Nov. 30, 2021
After climate change wreaked havoc on the 2021 harvest, one of Croatia’s leading producers believes the olive farming paradigm in the country must change.
Nov. 22, 2021
As the situation in northern Jordan’s fertile agricultural regions looks increasingly dire, three organizations are stepping in to promote traditional and sustainable farming methods.
Oct. 27, 2021
Researchers in Andalusia found that agricultural intensification hurt olive groves by eliminating the natural predators of pests and depleting soil quality.
Oct. 26, 2021
From broken bones to poisonous bites, there is plenty of inherent danger when harvesting olives. Eye injuries are among the most prevalent in Croatia’s olive groves.
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. 17, 2021
Apadrina un Oliva has put the area’s abandoned olive trees up for adoption. The result has handed a lifeline to the town and its residents.
Jul. 7, 2021
Renewed attention on workers’ rights, support for small farmers and young farmers and easier access to compensation will help Italian olive growers.
Apr. 10, 2019
Timor’s six olive groves are small and disperse, each containing just a few dozen trees. The rugged terrain makes it necessary to do everything by hand, which the husband and wife team do well enough to earn the industry's highest award.
Aug. 8, 2018
Responsible for some of Italy's most characteristic olive oils and landscapes, moves are afoot to promote awareness of the country's heroic olive cultivation.
Aug. 1, 2018
The territory including the olive groves of the slopes between Assisi and Spoleto was designed as the first Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System in Italy.
Jul. 23, 2018
Researchers found that olives harvested by hand and processed with the first 36 hours had lower levels of oxidation.