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peer-reviewed research article

California olives: Situation and outlook

authors

Leon Garoyan, Cooperative Extension, Department of Agricultural Economics, U.C., Davis
Lynn Horel, Cooperative Extension, Department of Agricultural Economics, U.C., Davis

publication information

California Agriculture 34(2):10-12. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v034n02p10. February 1980.

abstract

Wide fluctuations in yield have resulted in an unstable market for growers.For 16 years California's olive production was fairly stable, but since 1976 production has soared, resulting in lower returns to growers. Several prospects for improving the situation in the long run are in view, however.

author affiliations

Leon Garoyan is an Economist, Cooperative Extension, Department of Agricultural Economics, U.C., Davis. Lynn Horel is a Staff Research Associate, Cooperative Extension, Department of Agricultural Economics, U.C., Davis.