Wild about olives

Andrew and Megan Aitken knew they were onto something special when they drove out of a dense peppermint forest and first laid eyes on Wild Olive farm – now their home and their passion.

Olives – they grow on you

A pre-retirement plan for Imre and Sue Menschelyi turned out to be a little more than they bargained for when the family purchased an old dairy farm on 40ha at Karridale in WA.

Olive Workshop 28-29 July

Workshop to address issues such as - drought, fires, rain, flooding and Lace Bug.

Improving water efficiency in Australian olives

New research project investigates water productivity in olives.

Think again about olive oil yield potential

Superior tree genetics and advanced production system for high density olive groves.

Record-breaking olive harvest

Australian olive producers are celebrating a successful end to the 2021 olive harvest.

AARSC put on the map with first place in global conference

UNE researchers show the world that research tools and applications developed in Australia are of the highest standard.

Using sugar from olive pits

High quality of sugars extracted from olive pits could be used in several different industrial processes.

New fungal disease found on olives in Australia

Olive growers should monitor their groves for disease symptoms in the coming fruit season.

Making use of water and technology

Technologies supports better water use efficiency.

Device could deliver 'life-saving' treatment to diseased fruit plants

MIT engineers have developed a precision injection system for plants.

Compostable bioplastic from olive waste

A biodegradable and compostable packaging solutions has been developed from olive stone waste.

Prime Minister asking visitors to go home "counterproductive" for horticultural industry

Horticultural industry leaders are urging backpackers not to go home.

Olive yield doubles through change of technique

Using New Zealand fruit tree management techniques instead of the olive grove management methods used in the Northern Hemisphere and Australia has at least doubled olive yields at trial sites across New Zealand, Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI)-funded research has shown.

Australian Olive Association to co-host 2020 World Congress

Fats and oils will be firmly in focus next February as the Australian Olive Association co-hosts the World Congress on Oils & Fats 2020 (WCOF2020) in Sydney.