USApple Presents at Premier Apple Forum

USApple facilitates Research Outing with EPA & USDA

In April, Rod Snyder, the Senior Advisor for Agriculture to the EPA Administrator, visited USDA’s Appalachian Fruit Research Station in Kearneysville, WV at the invitation of USApple. Jim Bair and Mitchell Liwanag from USApple attended the tour, as well as Virginia grower and USApple Board Member, Philip Glaize III, and West Virginia apple grower, Don … Continued

USApple Webinars

On April 4, USApple hosted a Weather Webinar featuring Drew Lerner, who has been forecasting international weather for agriculture for 44 years. He shared predictions for potential weather events and trends from spring bloom into the summer that could impact 2024 apple production. We had record attendance with close to 500 registered for the live … Continued

Apples4Ed Winners Selected

USApple awarded Apples4Ed grants to five schools from around the nation for the 2023-24 school year. Each $5,000 grant will support initiatives that expose students to a wider variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and teach students about healthy eating.  The five winning schools are: USApple’s Apple4Ed committee juried over 45 applications to select the … Continued

NextGen Launches T-Shirt Sale for Class Project

The 2024 NextGen Apple Fellows chose to design and sell t-shirts for their class project, with all proceeds feeding back into the NextGen program – supporting the development of future industry leaders. The theme of the shirts is to promote eating more apples – a cause the industry has been excited to get behind this … Continued

USApple Presents at Premier Apple Forum

USApple attended the 2024 Premier Apple Forum in Syracuse, NY. Chris Gerlach presented a comprehensive history and forecast of U.S. and Canadian apple crops, while Diane Kurrle provided an update on the activities in Congress and the Biden Administration that are, or will be, impacting the apple industry. We always look forward to the engaging discussions at … Continued