USApple Launches Online Game to Show the Importance of Ag Labor

March 10, 2022 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association today launched Apple Quest, an online game that informs players about the important role apple laborers play in the U.S. economy and the need for a stable, legal and reliable workforce. The throwback, 8-bit single-player game is at www.USAppleQuest.com.

USApple Announces 2022 NextGen Apple Fellowship Class

February 16, 2022 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association today announced 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 program will focus on providing fellows annually with career development, one-on-one mentoring, hands-on advocacy experience, community service work and many other leadership opportunities.

USApple Sees Drastic Loss in Apple Exports to SE Asia as Chinese New Year Begins

February 3, 2022 USApple

The U.S. Apple Association today said apple exports to Southeast Asia have declined by 40% in the last three years. The drastic drop in exports is especially being felt as Chinese New Year (Feb. 1) gets underway. The holiday helped secure a large market for the U.S. apple industry prior to a series of retaliatory tariffs imposed by China. USApple is calling on the Biden Administration to eliminate Sec. 232 and 301 tariffs on Chinese products so that China in turn will drop its retaliatory tariffs on U.S. products including apples.

USApple Announces New NextGen Apple Fellowship; Applications Open Dec. 1

December 2, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

The U.S. Apple Association today announced 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 advocacy experience, community service work and many other added benefits. Applications open today, December 1.

U.S. Apple Exports to India Down 79 Percent; USApple Urges Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

December 1, 2021 U.S. Apple Association

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 today said more needs to be done to ensure U.S. apple growers can once again compete in the Indian market.