Recent News
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News Releases Currently Available

July 14, 2014 - Media Alert: National Christmas Tree Contest

February 10, 2014 - NCTA Position Statement on Implementation of Checkoff

December 4, 2013 - Consumer ALERT - Don't be concerned about "the new mold problem"

August 28, 2013 - Wyckoff's Christmas Trees Farm Named 2013 Grand Champion

January 26, 2013 - Trees for Troops Selected as Finalist in White House’s Joining Forces Community Challenge

November 26, 2012 - White House Blue Room Christmas Tree Presented

October 3, 2012 - White House Blue Room Christmas Tree Selected for 2012

August 17, 2012 -- Dennis Tompkins Receives Outstanding Service Award

August 15, 2012 -- Peak Farms Named NCTA’s 2012 Grand Champion Christmas Tree Growers

April 9, 2012 -- St. Louis Area Charity to be Honored at the White House

January 26, 2012 -- Trees for Troops Selected as Finalist in White House's Joining Forces Community Challenge

December 7, 2011 -- Media Alert: Trees for Troops to Deliver 100,000 Tree at Camp Pendleton

December 4, 2011 -- Celebrate National Christmas Tree Week

November 25, 2011 -- White House Blue Room Christmas Tree Presented

November 22, 2011 -- Media Alert: Official White House Christmas Tree Presentation

November 17, 2011 -- Christmas Tree Farmers Set the Record Straight

November 15, 2011 -- Media Alert: Harvesting Blue Room Christmas Tree from Farm in Wisconsin

November 9, 2011 -- NCTA Position Statement on Christmas Tree Checkoff Program

November 7, 2011 -- Media Alert: Christmas Trees Being Sent to Troops Stationed Overseas

October 3, 2011 -- White House Blue Room Christmas Tree Selected

September 27, 2011 -- Media Alert: White House Christmas Tree Selection

September 7, 2011 -- Christmas Tree Tradition Still Strong

August 19, 2011 -- Schroeder's Forevergreens Named 2011 Grand Champion

Radio Public Service Announcements

30 Second Version #1 -- The Beauty of a Real Tree

30 Second Version #2 -- Recycle Your Real Tree

60 Second Version -- Caring for Your Real Tree

Proposed Checkoff Backgrounder

Proposed Christmas Tree Checkoff Program Published


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