USApple conducts education and advocacy to Congress, The White House and federal agencies in support of policies which preserve and improve a viable American apple industry for generations to come. Working with our allies on Capitol Hill, USApple serves the interests of the nation´s apple growers on a wide range of issues including agricultural labor, export promotion, specialty crop farm bill programs and federal nutrition programs. With grassroots efforts from every major apple−producing region, the apple industry has established a distinguished legislative and regulatory policy record.
The USApplePAC conducts the association's fundraising activities and contributions to elected federal officials. The committee consists of apple leaders who are members of the association appointed by the association's chairman with geographic balance to represent the U.S. apple industry. The USApplePAC is bipartisan, and contributions are made to members of Congress who have shown leadership and support on key issues impacting the apple industry. The USApplePAC regularly hosts or co−hosts fundraising events for House and Senate members.