As promised, Javier immediately sent us the list of resources he had posted during his talk. The Novavine site lists 20 different varieties, their uses and most appropriate locations.
Visit the UC Davis Olive Center website for a complete list of resources:
Soil survey https://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/soilweb-apps/
Information about soil at your location and other soil resources
UC IPM site https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/agriculture/olive/
Information on olive pests and diseases and currently registered products for control
Pest Management Guidelines in PDF (2014) http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PDF/PMG/pmgolive.pdf
Information for figuring out what might be causing a problem with your olives
Olive variety information https://www.novavine.com/olives/olive-varieties/
Information about popular olive varieties including notes on growing, disease susceptibility, etc.
Olive tree planting guidelines https://www.novavine.com/olives/planting-olive-trees/
Pickling table olives https://anrcatalog.ucanr.edu/pdf/8267.pdf
A complete guide to various methods of curing table olives with food safety guidelines
UCCE Master Gardener program https://mg.ucanr.edu/FindUs/
Locate your county chapter of the MGs for local gardening support