New York Apple Sales’ innovation drives growing

Effectively working with growers, embracing technology and marketing its products in new ways are key elements to the success of New York Apple Sales. The emergence of newer generations should also influence the future of... more »

USApple publishes pollinator BMPs for apples

The U.S. Apple Association released March 21 its new publication, Pollinator Best Management Practices for Apples. The publication, created in partnership with the Honey Bee Health Coalition, can be viewed and downloaded here. Apples are an... more »

USApple announces 2022 NextGen Apple Fellowship Class

The U.S. Apple Association announced Feb. 15 the 2022 class of its new emerging leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship. Six fellows from across the country were chosen to participate in the 2022 class. The... more »

USApple hires Mitchell Liwanag as manager of association services

The U.S. Apple Association announced Dec. 15 Mitchell Liwanag will join the organization as manager of association services. Liwanag brings a background of agriculture and association management experience to the role. His portfolio will include... more »

USApple announces new NextGen Apple Fellowship

The U.S. Apple Association announced  Dec. 1 the launch of its new emerging apple leader program, the NextGen Apple Fellowship. The program will focus on providing eight fellows annually with career development, one-on-one mentoring, hands-on... more »

Apple exports to India dip 79%; USApple urges tariffs’ removal

Following the start to agricultural trade negotiations last week at the U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum in New Delhi, the U.S. Apple Association said Nov. 30 more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers... more »

USApple: Easing of tariffs on EU imports won’t help US growers

Jim Bair, president & CEO of the U.S. Apple Association, issued the following statement Nov. 2 regarding the proposed easing of U.S. tariffs on European Union imports. “This weekend’s announcement that the Biden administration will... more »

Michigan grower takes helm of USApple board

Chris Alpers is a fruit grower who is comfortable in the middle of an apple or cherry orchard, as well as in a boardroom. The U.S. Apple Association recently named Alpers as the new chair... more »

USApple launches 2021-22 Apples4Ed grant program

The U.S. Apple Association has launched its 2021-22 Apples4Ed initiative – a grant program that supports healthy eating initiatives in public schools across the United States. USApple will fund five $4,000 healthy eating initiatives on... more »

USApple: Many apple businesses omitted from COVID-19 assistance program

Many U.S. apple businesses won’t qualify for critical COVID-relief assistance that was announced Sept. 9 by USDA, said the U.S. Apple Association. The $700 million Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant program is intended to... more »

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