Author: Australian Olives

Welcome to Olive Wellness News. Our mission at the Olive Wellness Institute is to increase awareness of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other olive products by gathering, sharing and promoting expert, credible and evidence-based information on their nutrition, health and wellness benefits. Enjoy! Olive Wellness Podcasts: A...

In the June edition of OliveCare® NEWS we profiled the Field Guide to Olive Pests, Diseases and Disorders in Australia (RIRDC 07-153), by Robert Spooner-Hart, Len Tesoriero, Barbara Hall. https://www.agrifutures.com.au/product/field-guide-to-olive-pests-diseases-and-disorders-in-australia/ This publication is an old favourite for olive growers, summarising information on most of the possible pests,...

Welcome to Olive Wellness News. Our mission at the Olive Wellness Institute is to increase awareness of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other olive products by gathering, sharing and promoting expert, credible and evidence-based information on their nutrition, health and wellness benefits. Enjoy! Olive Wellness Podcasts: A...

Field Guide to Olive Pests, Diseases and Disorders in Australia (RIRDC 07-153) By Robert Spooner-Hart, Len Tesoriero, Barbara Hall https://www.agrifutures.com.au/product/field-guide-to-olive-pests-diseases-and-disorders-in-australia/ Note: Currently being updated. An old favourite, summarising information on most of the possible pests, diseases and disorders occurring in the Australian olive industry. The field guide is designed...

In the July 2019 Edition of OliveCare® NEWS, we discussed the shelf life of ‘olio nuovo’, (Italian for “new oil”) which is the first-press of new seasons extra-virgin olive oil (it is unsettled and unfiltered). There is no reason consumers can’t enjoy a new season unsettled...

A comprehensive description of olive grove nutrient needs and testing can be found in Chapter 9 (Fertilisation), pp267-297, of the Olive Growing Manual (El Cultivo Del Olivo): https://australianolives.com.au/olive-growing-manual/ More specifically, sampling is addressed in 9.3 (soil in 9.3.1, leaf in 9.3.2) and fertiliser application in 9.6...

Welcome to Olive Wellness News. Our mission at the Olive Wellness Institute is to increase awareness of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other olive products by gathering, sharing and promoting expert, credible and evidence-based information on their nutrition, health and wellness benefits. Enjoy! Olive Wellness Podcasts: A...