Jim Allen

New Year, New Congress

By |January 4th, 2011|

The year 2011 will be a challenge for our industry as we enter into an era of reduced spending [...]

New York Congressional Delegation stands up for US Apples

By |October 13th, 2010|

After returning from the United Fresh Public Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., last month, I was inspired to take [...]

Eleventh Hour Resolution

By |August 27th, 2010|

North East apple growers dodged a bullet this week, when a resolution to the stalled and bogged down Jamaican [...]

Going To Market

By |August 2nd, 2010|

New York will have a nice, marketable crop of apples this year. We escaped serious freeze injury this spring, [...]

The Good/Bad/Ugly of New York

By |July 21st, 2010|

Greetings from New York State. I have been AWOL for a while, caught up in local issues that continue [...]

Looking at 2010-2011 with concern

By |June 1st, 2010|

Each year at this time, we are always asking the same questions: how’s the crop, any damage, will the [...]

Apple Profit Protection for Local Economies (APPLE)

By |May 11th, 2010|

Last week, New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced his plan to introduce legislation entitled the Apple Profit Protection for [...]

Racial profiling

By |April 29th, 2010|

Greetings from the Empire State, still the home of dysfunctional government and out-of-control spending, but it is home. Our [...]

Good Point

By |December 1st, 2007|

It has never been more important that our U.S. apple industry have strong representation in both Washington State and [...]

In My View

By |April 15th, 2006|

When Dad farmed, usually his biggest problem was the weather. He worried about an early freeze on snap beans, [...]