Experimental Agriculture

Our belief is that there is no dividing line between tradition and innovation. As in art, the research and implementation of experimental agriculture practices, innovation aligns with contemporary.

A piece of contemporary art is easy to recognize as it offers a completely new way of seeing reality. Similarly the best innovation in agriculture is one that marries new technology and innovation with age-old traditions.

OliveGrove Partners are currently running the following experimental agriculture plantations:

xperimental Agriculture - Pistachio plants in Tuscany

Tuscan Pistachios

With the support of Pistachos del Sol, OliveGrove Partners have created the first experimental crop of pistacchio plants in Tuscany.

Tuscan Pineapple Guava

OliveGrove Partners have also laid an experimental crop of Pineapple Guava (also known as Feijoa), a small evergreen tree from South America that produces a fruit with a taste somewhere between pineapple and strawberry.

xperimental Agriculture - A Pineapple Guava tree in Tuscany
Experimental Agriculture - hop plantations for local beer producers

Experimental Hops

OliveGrove Partners are planning an experimental plantation of a very special type of hop ideal for the production of local beers in Tuscan micro-breweries.

What the press are saying…

SMAU award for innovation

Awards and recognition

At SMAU 2017 we were awarded the prestigious prize for innovation.

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