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NYAA features growers in award-winning ad

A New York Apple Association commercial featuring New York apple growers won a prestigious bronze Telly Award. The Telly Awards recognize video and television content across all screens. More than 200 judges from advertising agencies,... more »

U.S. Apple: ocean shipping reform a step in the right direction

U.S. Apple President and CEO Jim Bair attended the signing ceremony at the White House for the Ocean Shipping Reform Act. President Joe Biden signed the legislation on June 16. Apple leaders across the U.S.... more »

Apples in storage tracking about 11% higher than in 2021

There were 44.4 million bushels of apples in storage on June 1, according to the U.S. Apple Association, which is 10.7% more than a year ago. The association’s monthly USAppleTracker report, released June 10, shows... more »

USApple Outlook conference speakers set

USApple’s annual Outlook conference will feature speakers representing retail, transportation, marketing, the apple association and banking. The speakers are: Tom Barnes, CEO of Category Partners; Chris Gerlach, director of industry analytics for USApple; Leslie McGranahan,... more »

U.S. Apple supports Biden choice of ag trade negotiator

President Joe Biden plans to nominate Doug McKalip as chief agricultural trade negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. U.S. Apple Association President and CEO Jim Bair (right) and... more »

CiderCon 2023 accepting presentation proposals

CiderCon, a premier networking and educational event for the professional cidermaking community, is accepting presentation proposals for CiderCon 2023. The event will take place in Chicago, Illinois from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, 2023. We... more »

Reducing pesticide risk to bees during fruit crop bloom

Honey bee and bumble bee colonies are being delivered to farms, and wild bees are becoming active during the warm spring weather. These and other flower-visiting pollinators should be protected by minimizing pesticide exposure and... more »

Penn State scientists to explore postharvest fruit rot

Scientists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have received a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of nearly $313,000 to study the effects of postharvest fruit decay. The research is designed to support the mid-Atlantic... more »

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