Apples

Ontario growers find niche in climate, market advantages

Ontario’s tree fruit growers know how to take advantage of being located next to one of the best marketplaces in North America. Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the fourth-largest city in North... more »

New England apple crop expected to be at least average

New England expects an average to above-average 2019 apple crop in most locations. The season has been running a little behind schedule at many orchards due to the long, hot summer, but the recent arrival... more »

BREAKING: Apple growers brace for new round of Chinese tariffs

U.S. apple growers are bracing for another round of retaliatory tariffs from China, the U.S. Apple Association said today. The country has said it will begin unleashing new tariffs on a wide range of U.S.... more »

U.S. Apple Association unveils new logo

The Falls Church, Virginia-based U.S. Apple Association on Aug. 27 unveiled its new logo. The visual identity embodies USApple’s mission to be the unifying voice of the apple industry, while giving a fresh, appealing new... more »

Fruit brands to be presented at Asia Fruit Logistica

Dazzle, Jazz and Envy apples will be among some of the biggest brands promoted at the Asia Fruit Logistica expo, which runs Sept. 4-6 in Hong Kong with exhibitors from some 42 different countries. BayWa... more »

Gavel passes to new USApple board chair

The U.S. Apple Association has named a new chair to lead its board of directors.  Jeff Colombini, a third-generation California grower and tree fruit business owner, will serve the 2019-20 term. Colombini is president of... more »

Michigan apple growers expect average-sized harvest

The official crop estimate of 25.25 million bushels (1.06 billion pounds) of apples was announced today at the USApple Outlook meeting in Chicago. The 2019 crop estimate is on par with the average Michigan Apple... more »

US. trade policy outlined at USApple conference

Free, fair and reciprocal trade for U.S. agriculture was the resounding message Aug. 23 from Agriculture Under Secretary Ted McKinney at the U.S. Apple Association’s 2019 Outlook and Marketing Conference in Chicago. McKinney spoke at the... more »


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