MACT Meeting in Indiana
The Indiana Christmas Tree Growers Association will be joining the Illinois Christmas Tree Association and the Mid-America Christmas Tree Association for the 2021 MACT summer meeting near Thorntown, Indiana on July 23rd and 24th. Tom, Kerry, Lucas, and Dana Dull from Dull's Tree Farm will be hosting this event.
The meeting agenda includes many exciting presentations and demos pertaining to growing and marketing Christmas trees, wreaths, and more. Visit the MACT website for the latest information on the meeting agenda, hotels, registration forms, and an up-to-date listing of the meeting vendors. We hope to see you in Indiana in July!
Indiana State Fair
The 164th Indiana State Fair will take place July 30 through August 22, 2021. Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center offers modern event facilities in a historical setting. The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center first opened in 1892 and has hosted more than 115 Indiana State Fairs. Prior to 1892, the first 40 Indiana State Fairs were held at rotating sites around the state.
Members of the Indiana Christmas Tree Growers Association will be taking fresh Christmas trees to the fairgrounds to display to Indiana residents visiting the fair from all over the state. The contest for selecting the state champion tree will take place just prior to the fair opening day.
NCTA Tree Contest
The 2021 meeting of the NCTA Board of Directors will be held August 5th at the Jefferson Landing Lodge, Jefferson, North Carolina. The 2021 NCTA National Tree and Wreath Contest will be held August 6th at Shatley Farms in West Jefferson, North Carolina in conjunction with the North Carolina Christmas Tree Association meeting.
The meeting will feature breakout sessions and discussion groups on current issues on Friday and three farm tours on Saturday. Meeting information and forms can be found on the NC Christmas Tree Association website at Meeting Information and Forms - NC Christmas Trees Association.