Fredericks, Peter; Figueroa, Enrique E.
One objective of ClM was to catalogue the current degree of export activity among New York State apple packer/shippers and growers, as well as gain a better understanding of industry interest in apple exporting. Two industry surveys --one for packer/shippers, the other for apple growers --were distributed in November 1991. Survey questions asked for instance, the types and quantities of apples participants grew and or packed, if they had exported before, to what countries they had exported, and some pros and cons associated with exporting. The mailing list for the apple grower survey was the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, state-wide Apple Market Order mailing list. The packer/shipper mailing list, came respectively from the two New York apple industry trade associations
Western New York Apple Growers Association and New York and New England Apple Institute. The remainder of this report will summarize first the results of the packer/shipper survey, followed by the results of the grower survey.
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University