Christmas Tree Promotion Board

Our real competition is the plastic tree

Our real competition is the plastic tree Our real competition is the plastic tree and not some other farm down the road or in another state. Having lost so much of market share to plastic trees, we have had to band together in a new way to promote our industry and address the decreasing money […]

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I am excited that my son and grandchildren will reap the benefits of a continued promotion of real tree

I am excited that my son and grandchildren will reap the benefits As a first generation Christmas tree grower I am excited that my son and grandchildren will reap the benefits of a continued promotion of real tree and research that address the many challenges our industry faces. Past and future research is critical to […]

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I feel very positive about the future of our industry

I feel very positive about the future of our industry Now that the check off has passed, I feel very positive about the future of our industry.  We will be able to fund research both for growing trees and for marketing.  Now the board can continue all the positive programs that they have started.

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I believe that with funds provided by Christmas Tree growers themselves

CTPB, in the next decade, will begin to revive an industry I believe that with funds provided by Christmas Tree growers themselves, the CTPB, in the next decade, will begin to revive an industry which has been slowly declining over the past 40 to 50 years

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Christmas tree industry has joined other communities

Christmas tree industry has joined other communities I am pleased that the Christmas tree industry has joined countless other agricultural communities by joining our resources to improve and promote our product. I know that our farm has benefited from repeated collaboration in the past. I believe that this type of cooperation will be necessary for […]

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We’re excited to see the industry support

We’re excited to see the industry support We’re excited to see the industry support new marketing efforts that will help reach the next generation of real tree buyers. It’s nice to know that research dollars are available to find better genetics and chemicals that reduce production costs for growers.

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We must employ new strategies

We must employ new strategies to compete in an ever-changing marketplace As a second-generation Christmas tree farmer, I believe that we must employ new strategies to compete in an ever-changing marketplace.  The Christmas Tree Promotion Board is a vital part of that.

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