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Super High Density Olive Production Research

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  • US Davis Olive Center
  • Evaluation of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Sold in California 4/2011 (UC Davis Olive Center)
  • Olive Research and Education - The UC Davis Olive Center website offers a schedule of events such as short courses and symposia, along with recently published research and links to other helpful sites. olivecenter.ucdavis.edu Paul Vossen, farm advisor for Sonoma/Marin Counties and longtime olive oil expert, offers a number of helpful resources on olives.
  • Cost Studies - The UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics provides access to all of their published cost-and-return studies on a wide range of crops, including olive studies going back to 1938.
  • Crop Information - The Fruit and Nut Research Information Center, led by extension specialist Dr. Louise Ferguson, offers resources on many crops, including olives. Go to fruitsandnuts.ucdavis.edu and click on "Fruit and Nut Information" on the left side of the screen, then click on "Fruits and Nuts" in the middle of the screen.
  • Olive Production Manual - The key reference work on olive orchard management, distilling decades of research knowledge, primarily through work in the table olive sector. Published by the University of California, Agricultural and Natural Resources, Publication 3353, 2005. $35
  • Mechanical Harvesting Research - Dr. Louise Ferguson has led a multi-year research effort to develop mechanical harvesting of medium-density orchards for table olives. She has an online chronicle documenting the project, including proposals, reports, and photos. groups.ucanr.org/olive_harvest/index.cfm
  • Farm Advisors - UC Cooperative Extension offers farm advisors throughout California who are specialists in the growing conditions for their areas. Several farm advisors have experience with olives, including Lynn Wunderlich (Amador/El Dorado Counties), Janet Caprile (Contra Costa County), Bill Krueger (Glenn/Tehama Counties), Joe Connell (Butte County), Bob Beede (Kings County), Rachel Elkins (Lake/Mendocino Counties), Paul Vossen (Sonoma/Marin Counties), Joe Grant (San Joaquin County), Bill Coates (Monterey/Santa Cruz/Santa Clara/San Benito Counties), Carolyn DeBuse (Solano/Yolo Counties), Franz Niederholzer (Sutter/Yuba Counties), and Elizabeth Fichtner (Tulare County). To find a farm advisor in a specific county, click on the county you want, then click on the “contact us” link on the left side of the screen. ucanr.org

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  • US Davis Olive Center
  • Evaluation of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Sold in California 4/2011 (UC Davis Olive Center)
  • Olive Research and Education - The UC Davis Olive Center website offers a schedule of events such as short courses and symposia, along with recently published research and links to other helpful sites. olivecenter.ucdavis.edu Paul Vossen, farm advisor for Sonoma/Marin Counties and longtime olive oil expert, offers a number of helpful resources on olives.
  • Cost Studies - The UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics provides access to all of their published cost-and-return studies on a wide range of crops, including olive studies going back to 1938.
  • Crop Information - The Fruit and Nut Research Information Center, led by extension specialist Dr. Louise Ferguson, offers resources on many crops, including olives. Click on “Fruit and Nut Information” on the left side of the screen, then click on “Fruits and Nuts” in the middle of the screen.
  • Olive Production Manual - The key reference work on olive orchard management, distilling decades of research knowledge, primarily through work in the table olive sector. Published by the University of California, Agricultural and Natural Resources, Publication 3353, 2005. $35
  • Mechanical Harvesting Research - Dr. Louise Ferguson has led a multi-year research effort to develop mechanical harvesting of medium-density orchards for table olives. She has an online chronicle documenting the project, including proposals, reports, and photos. groups.ucanr.org/olive_harvest/index.cfm
  • Farm Advisors - UC Cooperative Extension offers farm advisors throughout California who are specialists in the growing conditions for their areas. Several farm advisors have experience with olives, including Lynn Wunderlich (Amador/El Dorado Counties), Janet Caprile (Contra Costa County), Bill Krueger (Glenn/Tehama Counties), Joe Connell (Butte County), Bob Beede (Kings County), Rachel Elkins (Lake/Mendocino Counties), Paul Vossen (Sonoma/Marin Counties), Joe Grant (San Joaquin County), Bill Coates (Monterey/Santa Cruz/Santa Clara/San Benito Counties), Carolyn DeBuse (Solano/Yolo Counties), Franz Niederholzer (Sutter/Yuba Counties), and Elizabeth Fichtner (Tulare County). To find a farm advisor in a specific county, click on the county you want, then click on the "contact us" link on the left side of the screen. ucanr.org

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