Education & Resources

Websites

Texas A&M AgriLife

Huge supporter of the Texas Olive Industry. AgriLife provides research, education and other assistance to olive growers in Texas.

NRCS – Natural Resources and Conversation Services

All growers should perform a wetlands study prior to breaking out land for orchard. Also a good source of grower assistance.

FSA – Farm Service Agency

All growers need to register their orchard with FSA. It is imperative that growers report their acreage. This is necessary to establish a farm program for olives in Texas.

Videos

Precise Chemical and Fertilizer Application

John Petrosso, Sales Engineer
Mazzei Injector Company, LLC

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Presentations

Irrigation and Olive Milling Notes

Presented by Steve Beirnes
TXAOO Member Meeting July 2018

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Microbial Fertilizers for Water Conservation

Presented by AgroMoor
TXAOO Member Meeting July 2018

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Florida Olive Council Update

Presented at TXAOO Member Meeting July 2018

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Olive Oil Handling and Storage

Presented by Mary Mori, California Olive Ranch, at 2018 AOOPA Conference

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Olive Oil Processing

Presented by David Garci-Aguirre, Corto Olive Co., at 2018 AOOPA Conference

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Olive Orchard Development

Presented by Cliff Little, Agromillora, at 2018 AOOPA Conference

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The True Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Presented by Mary M. Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN at 2018 AOOPA Conference

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Overview of Olive Production in Texas and California

Presented by Monte Nesbitt, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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Water Management

Presented by Larry A. Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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Olive Orchard Nutrition & Fertilization

Presented by Jim Kamas, Asst. Professor & Extension Fruit Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Fredericksburg, TX

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Mature Tree Management

Presented by Larry A. Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

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Keys to Successful Olive Orchard Establishment

Presented by Jim Kamas, Asst. Professor & Extension Fruit Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Fredericksburg, TX

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Weed Control and Sprayer Calibration

Presented by Monte Nesbitt, Extension Horticulture, College Station, TX
Date: August 2016

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2017 Conference

Regulations in Olive Marketing—What Texas Producers Should Know

Presenter: Mary Bolton, Director of Technical Services, California Olive Ranch
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Olive Orchard Floor Management Strategies

Presenter: Dr. Larry Stein, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Prevention & Control of Olive Knot Disease in Texas

Presenter: Sheila McBride, Texas A&M AgriLife Plant Disease Clinic
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Development of a Sound Olive Orchard Nutrition Program for Texas Growers

Presenter: Dr. Jake Mowrer, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Pre- and Post Harvest Keys to Producing Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Texas

Presenter: David Garci-Aguirre, Vice President of Operations & Master Miller, Corto Olive Co., California
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Kimberly Houlding: 2017 Texas Olive Conference

Speaker: Kimberly Houlding, President and CEO of the American Olive Oil Producers Association
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Sid Miller: 2017 Texas Olive Conference

Speaker: Sid Miller, Texas Commissioner of Agriculture
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Super High Density Olives—Management Keys to Success

Presenter: Brian Mori, Grower Relations Manager, California Olive Ranch
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Present & Future Control of Cotton Root Rot in Olive Orchards

Presenter: Jim Kamas, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Orchard Establishment Considerations: Varieties, Tree Density, Training

Presenter: Adam Englehardt, President US Operations, Boundary Bend Olives, Woodward, CA
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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Review of Climate Constraints on Olive Growing in Texas

Presenter: Monte Nesbitt, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
Recorded at 2017 Texas Olive Conference, Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio TX

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