USApple: 2021 Young Apple Leader Applications Now Open

December 8, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) today launched its application process for the 2021 Young Apple Leader (YAL) class. Interested applicants have until Dec. 31, 2020 to submit their applications.

USApple Donates to Emergency Feeding Program for School Kids

October 28, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association (USApple) announced it has donated funding from its grant program, Apples4Ed, to the School Nutrition Foundation’s “Help Feed School Kids Now!” emergency feeding campaign.

USApple Passes Gavel to New Board Chair

September 11, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association has named a new chair to lead its board of directors. Mike Preacher, a marketing executive for one of the country’s leading fruit grower and shipping companies, will serve the 2020-21 term.

Following a Turbulent Year, the Apple Industry Looks to Rebound, Says USApple

August 24, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

Following a shaky year, including COVID-19 market losses, the apple industry is cautiously optimistic, said U.S. Apple Association President and CEO Jim Bair today at the industry’s 125th Annual Crop and Outlook Marketing Conference.

Apple Production, Exports Up for 2019 Crop, Says USApple

August 21, 2020 U.S. Apple Association

The 2019 apple crop was the sixth largest crop in history, said the U.S. Apple Association today at the organization’s 125th Annual Crop and Outlook Marketing Conference. Apple exports also rebounded during the past year, with a 15 percent increase in volume, but lower prices limited the export value increase to 7 percent.