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Christmas Tree Production

Are you considering growing Christmas trees as part of your operation?  We have compiled resources to help you in your research.  This section contains:

  • Video interview with a producer
  • Extension articles
  • Production manual

Recorded Interview

Watch this educational video to learn more about the benefits, challenges, and marketing opportunities of a Christmas Tree operation.

Everything you need to know about Christmas tree production

PennState Extension-Carefully plan for the establishment and marketing of your potential Christmas tree crop. 

Christmas Tree Production Manual

University of Tennessee - Institute of Agriculture - PDF

Introduction to Growing Christmas Trees in Virginia

Virginia Cooperative Extension Publication - click here


Christmas Trees for the Consumer

'Tis the season for Christmas tree selection! Before heading out to pick the perfect tree, equip yourself with what you need to know before you go.  This section contains:

  • Educational videos with tips and tricks
  • Blog articles
  • Additional resources
  • Shareable infographics

Educational Videos

We've provided resourceful videos about Christmas tree basics for consumers. Watch the Ag & Culture series video highlighting Woodlake Tree Farm. Join Dave McGill from West Virginia University Extension, as he discusses tree selection and safety.  Also, check out the National Christmas Tree Association's video on how to safely secure a tree to a vehicle.

The Ag & Culture video series is produced in collaboration with Farm Credit of the Virginias and its’ Knowledge Center team to provide a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the day-to-day operation of a given farm or agribusiness.

Woodlake Tree Farm

Christmas Tree Selection and Safety - Article

How to Tie Christmas Trees on Cars


Further Reading

Choosing the Perfect Christmas Trees - Blog Article

Additional Resources

Christmas Tree Facts - University of Illinois Extension

National Christmas Tree Association

  • All about trees
  • Finding, selecting and caring for Christmas trees
  • Tree varieties
  • Environmental benefits
  • Youth activities
Printable Infographics

Click on image to download the PDF version.




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