This workshop is offered in collaboration with Olive Truck.
Saturday November 6, 2021 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Welcome to our first post-pandemic in person milling workshop! In this offering Master Miller Samir Bayraktar from Olive Truck, Mori-Tem Designer Gianluca Grandis, and UC Davis Olive Center Executive Director Javier Fernández Salvador and Research Director Dr. Selina Wang, will showcase this innovative milling system and other harvest considerations in a practical workshop held at the UC Davis Wolfskill Experimental Orchard in Winters, CA. Participants will learn how this innovative, on-site technique takes place at a farm location including all the logistics and considerations for the mobile milling process.
The class is offered thanks to the collaboration and sponsorship of Showa Farm
September 18th, 9:00am - 2:00pm
This half-day class will be led by Javier Fernandez Salvador, the director of the UC Davis Olive Center. Javier served as an Assistant Professor at the Oregon State University (OSU) Extension Service where he led a multi-disciplinary team in olive production research.
This is the first class of two Spanish language offerings for 2021. The class is directed to Spanish speaking orchard managers and farm workers.
Aug 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Javier Fernandez-Salvador is the new executive director of the UC Davis Olive Center. Previously an Assistant Professor at the agricultural extension service of Oregon State University, he has led the Olea project, a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to researching and determining the best practices for olive cultivation in Oregon.
Register now for a virtual ‘Sips and Bites’ event on August 25 to learn about his experience producing olives up north and other olive horticultural topics in an open discussion while enjoying our award winning oils.
We’ll be tasting a selection of UC Davis olive oils. Sales of these products are an integral component of the Olive Center's self-supporting efforts, to continue to provide olive research and education to students, industry deleted leaders and consumers. The center’s main goal is doing for olives what UC Davis has done for wine. The selection of oils will include:
Oils can be purchased online at the UC Davis Bookstore or on campus and at the downtown UC Davis store location. Attendees are encouraged to purchase oils at their earliest convenience due to limited stock. Sign up soon for this upcoming event and get your oils while supplies last!
June 23, 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Compared to traditional production, modern table olive acreage features:
The webinar will feature Dan Flynn, founding director of the UC Davis Olive Center, who will summarize key elements of siting, establishing, maintaining and harvesting modern acreage. He will be joined by Dennis Burreson, an olive grower and vice-president of field operations and industry affairs for the Musco Family Olive Company. Dennis will discuss his experience in modern table olive acreage for the past 12 years
The webinar is sponsored by the Musco Family Olive Company. Information provided by the UC Davis Olive Center will be from University of California sources. The UC Davis Olive Center is not affiliated with the Musco Family Olive Company’s Million-Tree initiative.