The period from September to December represent for numerous olive growers the olive harvesting time, when they can finally collect the results of their intense work in the field of the previous months. Once carried out mainly by hand, today harvesting operations are greatly facilitated by the introduction of machinery and mechanical tools which make them quick, less tiring and more effective.
The harvesting season is a fundamental period for every olive grower and must be faced using the best technique and professional equipment. The choice of period and method can influence, in fact, the olive and oil quality.
An olive tree can easily adapt to the most different soils and climate conditions and offers an excellent production even in the most extreme climatic situations, such as excessive heat or poor rain. However, an olive grove requires specific interventions. Proper soil treatment, pruning and harvesting are the key aspects on which the productivity and health of each olive grove is based.