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Pennsylvania’s Timothy Weiser honored by growers

His family farm grew fruit, but in the 1970s Timothy Weiser saw an opportunity in vegetables. “We were in the fruit business, cherry business and plum business – several hundred acres of fruit,” said Weiser.... more »

Milwaukee vocational school awarded Apples4Ed Grant

The Northwest Opportunities Vocational Academy (NOVA) in Milwaukee has been awarded an Apples4Ed grant by the U.S. Apple Association (USApple) to provide funding for the creation of a student-managed agricultural area at the school. The... more »

USApple awards Rensselaer City School District with Apples4Ed Grant

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) on April 29 awarded a $4,000 grant to the Rensselaer City School District as part of its 2019 Apples4Ed program. The grant will provide funding for the school district to... more »

Wawona begins promotable stone fruit volumes

Cutler, California-based Wawona Packing Co., a grower and shipper of organic and conventional tree fruit, today has started its 2019 stone fruit season. Beginning with proprietary varieties of organic and conventional peaches and nectarines, the... more »

USApple awards Baltimore school with Apples4Ed Grant

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) on April 26 awarded a $4,000 grant to Baltimore’s Robert W. Coleman Elementary as part of its 2019 Apples4Ed program. The grant will provide approximately 200 ‘weekend survival’ food-filled backpacks... more »

Okanagan Specialty Fruits honored with Role Model Award

For the fifth consecutive year, Summerland, British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. (OSF) is being honored with the Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Industry Role Model award. The award recognizes initiatives that help promote... more »

Fruit businesses participate in Taiwan trade mission

Representatives from 49 U.S. agribusinesses and farm organizations joined Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) Administrator Ken Isley on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) first-ever trade mission to Taipei, Taiwan, April 22-25. “Taiwan and the United... more »

Kowalewski named account manager for New York Apple Association

The New York Apple Association (NYAA) has named Cailin Kowalewski as account manager. Kowalewski joined NYAA last year as assistant account manager. NYAA’s retail team is led by President Cynthia Haskins and includes Northeast Account... more »


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