The Florida Olive Council, LAA is a non-profit entity established under Florida Statutes 601.22 and IRS 501(c)(3) to advocate for Florida agriculture, support agricultural research and foster development of a viable olive industry in Florida.  The Council has offices in Gainesville, FL and research facilities near LaCrosse, FL.  Since establishment in 2011, the Council has partnered with private and public organizations to support olive-related research and development throughout Florida and the world.  A list of Council-supported projects can be found here.