Penn State: Honeycrisp and Gala reminders for August 2020

August is the month we begin to prepare for the apple harvest. While there are many good early maturing cultivars grown in the Mid-Atlantic region undoubtedly, the largest volume of fruit starts with Honeycrisp. We... more »

USApple promotes staff members Jessa Allen and Tracy Grondine

The U.S. Apple Association announced July 23 the promotions of Jessa Allen to Vice President of Membership and Events and Tracy Grondine to Vice President of Communications. “The USApple staff takes pride in running a... more »

Rice Fruit Co. kicks off 108th season

Rice Fruit Co., a packer of premium eastern apples in Gardners, Pennsylvania, kicks off its 108th season this... more »

Tree fruit industry scholarship luncheons replaced with student celebration film

In years past, the Washington Apple Education Foundation would be gathering together scholarship recipients, their parents and donors for two annual scholarship celebration luncheon events held in late July in Yakima and Wenatchee.  With the... more »

International Tree Fruit Association cancels Italy tour

The International Fruit Tree Association has canceled its Italy International Tour that was scheduled for Nov. 13-22, 2020. According to an announcement from Onward Travel, which manages the tour for the International Tree Fruit Association (IFTA),... more »

Christopher Gerlach joins USApple as director of industry analytics

The U.S. Apple Association announced July 13 that Christopher Gerlach will join the organization as director of industry analytics. Gerlach has a wealth of experience in public policy research and economic analysis for large, mission-driven... more »

T&G Global commercializes first climate-change resistant apple variety

T&G Global is set to commercialize the first new apple from the Hot Climate Program, a global pan-industry breeding program focused on the long-term sustainability of apple production in a changing climate. Peter Landon-Lane, T&G Global’s... more »

Industry applauds inclusion of apples in Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

The U.S. Apple Association is lauding the USDA's July 9 inclusion of apples in its Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. USApple issued the following statement: The U.S. Apple Association is extremely pleased with the correction issued... more »

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