The Mid-America Christmas Tree Association (MACT) summer meeting will be hosted by Dull's Tree Farm near Thorntown, Indiana on July 24th and 25th. The meeting agenda is being prepared and is sure to include many exciting discussions pertaining to growing and marketing Christmas trees, wreaths and more.
The combined association meeting will be a wonderful opportunity to meet new members and to learn from one another. Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to attend this summer's show. We hope to see all the Indiana Christmas Tree Farms this summer at the meeting!
Over 70 members of the Indiana Christmas Trees Growers Association and the Illinois Christmas Tree Association met on January 24th and 25th at the Boone County fairgrounds in Lebanon, IN. Several informative presentations were made on a variety of topics. University speakers included Dr. Cliff Sadof and Dr. Maria Marshall of Purdue University and Dr. James Farmer of Indiana University.
Several members of the Indiana and Illinois associations gave detailed presentations on year-round activities at their tree farms. Roundtable discussions were a highlight of the Saturday afternoon session with the event ending with the State Business Meetings.
Indiana Christmas tree growers kicked off the nationwide Trees for Troops program on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 with the 15th annual event. Tree growers, FedEx volunteers, community citizens, State FFA Officers and others joined forces to box and load onto the FedEx trucks nearly 200 real trees grown on our Indiana Christmas tree farms to be delivered to troops in Afghanistan, Guam and Alaska.
Participating growers delivered their trees to Dull’s Tree Farm where they underwent a very rigorous inspection by USDA for bugs or diseases before being cleared for shipment overseas. Read more...