Recommended Reading

Reference books and conversations with industry experts are valuable educational tools. We encourage continued growth and understanding because if there is one constant, it's that everything is subject to change. Much can be learned, but do not be discouraged if what happens in your field doesn't go quite by the book.

Olive Production Manual
Edited by Louise Fergeson, Steve Sibbett and George Martin
University of California, Division of Agricultural Resources
Publication # 3353, 1994

Olive Oil from Tree to Table (Second Ed, 1998, English)
Apostolos (Paul) K. Kiritsakis
Food and Nutrition Press, Trumbell, Connecticut 06611

World Olive Encyclopedia
International Olive Oil Council, Madrid, Spain, English, 1st Ed. 1996.

Pruning and Training Systems for Modern Olive Growing
Ricardo Gucci and Claudio Cantini, CSIRO Publishing
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    At Lone Star Olive Ranch our team works to create Texas Artistry in Agriculture™.  We are inspired by what we do and we are motivated to achieve extraordinary things.  We want to share our love of Texas and the health benefits of Texas olive oil by offering exceptional products such as our olive tree offerings in the nursery, our delicious extra virgin olive oils, and our handcrafted, organic artisan body care products. 

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