USApple Announces Staff Promotions of Allen and Grondine

The U.S. Apple Association today announced the promotions of Jessa Allen to Vice President of Membership and Events and Tracy Grondine to Vice President of Communications.

Christopher Gerlach Joins USApple as Director of Industry Analytics

July 14, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) today announced 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 organizations.

USApple, National Apple Industry Appeal for CFAP Funding; USDA Analysis Flawed, Says Groups

The U.S. Apple Association, joined by apple organizations across the nation, today urged the Agriculture Department to reconsider growers for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) funding. According to the groups, USDA’s analysis that determined apple prices and grower eligibility is fatally flawed and does not match the reality of what is happening in the industry.

Growers Urge Sec. Perdue to Consider Tree Fruit in CARES ACT Funding; USApple Launches COVID-19 Resource Site

April 14, 2020 USApple Association

In an effort led by the U.S. Apple Association and Northwest Horticultural Council, tree fruit organizations are urging Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to consider the unique circumstances of growers during allocation of CARES Act funding.

USApple Selects 2020 Young Apple Leaders; Expands YAL Program with In-depth Training, Resources

January 28, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) today announced its class of 2020 Young Apple Leaders (YALs). Elevenaccomplished and aspiring young women and men were selected by the organization to join with, and learn from, USApple leaders and mentors throughout the year.