USDA Seeks Christmas Tree Promotion Board Nominees

April 8, 2022 USDA AMS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking three nominees for the Christmas Tree Promotion Board. Seats open for nominees are one western region producer, one central region producer, and one eastern region producer. USDA will appoint members to serve three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023 and ending Dec. 31, 2025. Nominations for these seats are due to the board by June 1, 2022.

2020 Christmas Trees: Perfect Picks for Indoor or Outdoor Celebrations

December 1, 2020 Cornell University

For families looking for safe ways to participate in traditional holiday activities, spending time outdoors picking a Christmas tree might just fit the bill. Cornell University experts, Brian Eshenaur and Daniel Weitoish, offer insight on how Christmas tree picking may look different during the pandemic, what tree varieties might work best in your home and how to spruce up your holidays with a live, outdoor tree.

USDA Announces Appointments to the Christmas Tree Promotion Board

November 24, 2020 USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the appointment of five producers and one importer to serve on the Christmas Tree Promotion Board with three-year terms beginning on Jan. 1, 2021, and expiring Dec. 31, 2023.

Shatto Home Delivery Will Deliver Christmas Tree’s and Wreaths Direct to Door this Holiday Season

September 4, 2020 Shatto Home Delivery

Shatto Home Delivery will be adding Christmas Trees to the list of wonderful holiday items they will be delivering direct to homes this holiday season.

Christmas Tree Industry Votes to Continue Research and Promotion Program

June 18, 2019 USDA AMS

In the referendum held April 22 through May 17, 2019, 55 percent of Christmas tree producers and importers who voted were in favor of continuing the program. Christmas tree producers and importers who were subject to assessments during the period of September 1, 2018 through March 15, 2019, were eligible to participate in the referendum.