This year’s Apple Crop Outlook & Marketing Conference, hosted by USApple, will be held Thursday and Friday, Aug. 25-26, in Chicago.
The Outlook Conference is designed specifically for industry leaders from the U.S. and around the world from all segments of the apple industry, including production, packing, processing, sales, marketing, and new products. Every year, more than 300 of the industry’s best and brightest gather at the conference seeking answers.
It is the industry’s premier one-stop source for high-level networking and learning opportunities where growers hear from industry experts about innovative marketing initiatives, retail sales trends, and how the changing U.S. population will drive future business growth.
This year, Meister Media Worldwide U.S. Horticulture Executive Editor Richard Jones, @Richard_AVG_AFG , and David Eddy, @dave_wfg_avg, Editor of American Fruit Grower® and Western Fruit Grower® magazines, will be tweeting the latest news as it happens.
In addition, they will present an award and video tribute to Scott McDougall of Wenatchee, WA, the 2016 American and Western Fruit Grower Apple Grower™ of the Year.