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NCCTA 2015 Summer Meeting Agenda

NORTH CAROLINA CHRISTMAS TREE ASSOCIATION MEETING AGENDA *Please Note this agenda is tentative and is subject to change Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ Blue Ridge Electric Membership Co. in Sparta 2:00pm - 6:00pm Board of Directors/Fraser Fir Promotional Committee Meeting Friday, August 28, 2015 @ Kathy Shore Nursery in Sparta 8:00am Registration Opens 8:00am - 10:30am   Tree & Wreath Contest... click here for more

Va. Christmas tree growers will gather in Winchester

Va. Christmas tree growers will gather in Winchester By JANE W. GRAHAM The Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association will gather in Winchester, Va., Aug 13 and 14 for its annual conference.  A variety of speakers will share information about the industry, a farm tour will showcase one grower’s trees and contests will... click here for more

Curtis "Spot" Ward Memorial Fund

      The Partners, Managers and Employees of Happy Holiday Christmas Trees are honored to announce the establishment of the Curtis "Spot" Ward Memorial Fund.  This Fund and Foundation will raise money for the advancement, promotion and research of the Christmas Tree industry NATIONWIDE.      Spot was a unique... click here for more

NCTA Executive Director Resigns

     Dustin McKissen has resigned from his position as the NCTA Executive Director.  He has been offered a position to be a minority owner in a small management/consulting firm.  This is a great opportunity for him and we wish him all the best and thank him for the great... click here for more

Rick Dungey New NCTA Executive Director

     Rick Dungey has served as the Public Relations Manager for the National Christmas Tree Association and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation for almost 16 years.  Dungey implements many of the Consumer Promotions programs and serves as media liaison for the Christmas tree industry as well as the Trees for... click here for more

Trees for Troops

Trees for Troops spreads Christmas cheer from Ashe to Virginia, Texas bases When the Trees for Troops program came to Ashe County in 2005, local farmer Cline Church wasn't sure how long it would last. “We thought in two or three years, it would fizzle out,” Church said with a big smile.... click here for more

Real or Fake Christmas Trees

Real or Fake Christmas Trees: What’s better for the Environment BOSTON (CBS) – Many families will spend the weekend decorating the tree. It raises a good question: Which is better for the environment, a real tree or fake one? A festive Christmas tree is a big part of the holiday tradition. This year,... click here for more

Christmas Trees in North Carolina Capital Buidling

This year the holiday decorations inside the North Carolina State Capitol building reflected an agricultural theme and were created by the NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services.  “The state’s Christmas tree growers spend all year working with their crops to make sure our holiday decorations are beautiful, whether it’s... click here for more

White House Christmas Trees

A Washington Tradition Did you know that there hasn't always been a Christmas tree in the White House? In fact, the first time a tree was brought in and decorated at the presidential mansion was in 1856. This was when Franklin Pierce, the 14th president, was in office. It did not... click here for more

Low-Spray Christmas Trees

NC Christmas Tree Farms Go Red and "Green" for the Holiday December 4, 2013 SPARTA, N.C. - The smell of pine and trails of needles will make their way into thousands of North Carolina homes this weekend, and a growing number of families are looking for trees that are green inside and... click here for more

The Great Debate: Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees

The Great Debate: Real Vs. Artificial Christmas Trees Christmas trees are appearing in homes throughout the country and families prepare for the holiday season. But in this age when we are all asked to be aware of the impact we are having on the environment, is the right choice to purchase... click here for more

Real Christmas Trees

Have you ever wondered where all the Christmas trees that show up on the lots around Thanksgiving come from? These trees are grown on plantations and shipped around the country to retail lots. It takes many years of hard work to produce a tree that is just right to become... click here for more

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