2017/04/07 - The Spanish Association of Exporters and Industrialists of Table Olive (Asemesa) is preparing its defense against the antidumping and anti-subsidy complaint filed in the United States against the Spanish Black Olive.
2017/03/06 - The Valencian Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, Climate Change and Rural Development has confirmed the first detection of Xylella fastidiosa in a plantation of almonds in the municipality of Guadalest, in the province of Marina Baixa (Alicante), which would be the first outbreak of this bacterium in the Iberian Peninsula, after its detection in the Balearics in 2016.
2017/30/06 - Copa and Cogeca launched in Brussels yesterday a new #EUFarmRecipes book showcasing recipes from the across the EU, each with a story to tell, to let consumers know that farmers and their cooperatives are the first producers of their food.
2017/29/06 - New rules to increase consumer trust in organic foodstuffs and unleash the sector′s potential for growth were informally agreed with Council′ negotiators on June 29.
2017/28/06 - New Delhi, India, will host the 19th World Ecological Agriculture Congress from 9 to 11 November, which is held every three years in a different country with the aim of promoting the implementation of organic farming globally and measuring its progress.
2017/27/06 - Researchers from the Centro Alameda del Obispo de Córdoba dependent on the nstituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera (Ifapa) have developed a tool that assesses the specific requirements of irrigation in any farm according to its location. The new system allows the management of water resources to be more profitable and is able to estimate with more precision the exact demands of each crop. At the same time, the practice of irrigation becomes more sustainable by using only what is really necessary in each period, as highlights the Fundación Descubre.
2017/26/06 - Researchers at the Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, under the coordination of Professor Francisco Martínez Álvarez, participate in a project led by the company ec2ce that aims to develop a predictive model to control the pest of the olive fly (Bactrocera Oleae), which favors a controlled application of phytosanitaries that improves the sustainability of the olive grove.
2017/23/06 - The Executive Secretariat of the International Olive Council has been informed by the Office of the United Nations in New York, the depositary of the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 2015, that Turkey ratified the Agreement on 21 June 2017.
2017/22/016 - The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil, a major component of the Mediterranean diet.
2017/21/06 - Producers south of the Equator have until 6 September to send samples. Two different labels can be entered in the Extra Virgin Category, which is divided in turn into: intense, medium and light fruit. The agreement between Veronafiere and Intex Osaka also envisages the presentation and guided tasting of olive oils taking awards during the 2017 Olive Oil Kansai International event scheduled in Osaka in October.