Florida Growers Explore Olive Trees

YOUR LOCAL STATION. (WCJB)-¬†Although the trees are native to climates with dry summers, growers are having success with some varieties in Florida’s humid summer heat. River Run Olive Oil Company grows tens of thousands of trees in Gilchrist County. They planted them out just a few years ago, but have already helped the University of Florida collect important information about the viability of the olive oil industry in Florida.

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