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Conference delegates invited to talk about innovation

Growers and processors are invited to attend the 2017 National Olive Industry Conference and Trade Exhibition, to be held in Adelaide across 10-11 October. Key sessions will span a range of topics important to the future of the olive sector, including trends in food and nutrition, eco
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Minor use permits bring major benefits to industry

While the increasing uptake of integrated pest management is modifying the use of pesticides across the olive industry, there remains a need for the strategic, effective use of chemicals. Through the industry’s Olive industry minor use program (OL16000) – a strategic levy project unde
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Growers invited to measure industry performance

A new benchmarking project is working to ensure Australian olive growers have easy access to clear, relevant industry information around productivity, quality and profitability. The project, Australian olive industry benchmarking (OL16001) – a strategic levy investment under the Hort
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About the olive levy

Back to basics –  what is the olive levy, how it is invested and why it is important to have your voice heard on future industry investments? Agricultural levies are set by the Australian Government at the request of industry in order to collectively fund R&D, biosecurity, r
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Have you entered the 2017 Australian International Olive Awards? Time’s ticking away …

Entries are open for the inaugural Australian International Olive Awards, Australia’s first and only global olive competition. Replacing the Australian National Olive Competition, the AOA’s annual competition this year becomes an international event, including oil and table oliv
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Olive Oil Sensory Master Course

An Olive Oil Sensory Master Course is being held in Geelong on 10-11 November 2017, run by the IRTA and Modern Olives. The course has been designed to: learn more about negative and positive attributes, focussing on both identification and intensity scoring; gain a better understandin
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AOA Membership Renewals – are you paid up?

It’s AOA Membership renewal time – have you paid yours yet? All membership invoices have now been mailed out, so if you haven’t received yours, please contact Lisa via [email protected] or ph (0)8 8573 6545 and let her know. As a financial member, you are doing your
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West Terrace Cemetery’s homegrown olive oil

Adelaide Cemeteries Authority’s Robert Pitt wants you to think differently about cemeteries, and he’s starting by bringing a piece of them into your kitchen.
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Enjoying your weekly Friday Olive Extracts?

We hope you’re all enjoying your weekly edition of Friday Olive Extracts (FOE), bringing all the latest industry news and events to your Inbox in an even more timely manner. THE place to share olive industry news and last-minute event reminders, the 2017 weekly format has been another
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