Archive for the 'Olive Tree' Category

30 Jul

[Pakistan] PAARC, NIGAB sign MoU to promote Olive cultivation

Pakistan Agriculture and Research Council (PARC) and Poverty Alleviation and National Institute for Genomics and Advanced Biotechnology (NIGAB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here to promote rapid olive cultivation in the country with the help of advanced technology. The MoU was signed by Director of Promotion of Olive Cultivation for Economic Development Project PARC, […]

24 Jul

[Middle East] Israelis Settlers Torch 400 Olive Trees near Bethlehem

Settlers set fire to over 400 olive trees in a village Southwest of Bethlehem, locals said. More than 12 acres of trees were set alight by settlers from nearby Bat Ayin settlement on Sunday, witnesses said. The land belongs to Haj Abdul-Rahman Hamdan. Since 1967, Israeli forces have confiscated over 2,500 acres of land from […]

23 Jul

Pot Grow Uncovered in Middle of Olive Orchard

Authorities have uncovered two marijuana growing gardens while serving a search warrant at an area southeast of Oroville. Butte County Sheriff’s deputies with the Special Enforcement Unit showed up at a home near Lower Wyandotte Road and Foothill Boulevard Monday to serve a search warrant, according to a press release. While searching the area, authorities […]

12 Jul

Israelis Settlers Cut 1150 Olive Trees Near Nablus

by Saed Bannoura, Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of Israeli Settlements File at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers cut on Thursday [July 10 2013] 1150 Palestinian Olive trees east of the Nablus District. Daghlas told the Radio Bethlehem 2000 that […]

11 Jul

Australia: Hobby olive farms in vogue with record oil production projected in Victoria

By Stephen Taylor, The good oil on olive growing is that business is booming, with record production tipped for Victoria. ​And our Indian summer and long clear sunny days and cool nights leading into winter helped make it happen. In 2007, production was five million litres of oil, and this year growers will harvest a […]