Spring Webinar Series
In mid-March, NCTA hosted a three-part webinar series that gave NCTA members and non-members insight into how the industry fared during the 2013 season and what the coming year looks like legislatively. The third webinar is post-ponned until the 2012 Ag Census data becomes available. When that time comes, the third webinar will be scheduled to review the results of the Real Christmas Tree industry information collected during the USDA's 5-year ag census.

*Date and Time TBD - USDA Ag Census Results
Presenter: TBD, National Ag Stats Service 
*PLEASE NOTE: The third webinar of the series will be on hold until the results of the 2012 Ag Census have been published.  We will keep you informed as we know more details.

Registration Rates
The registration fee covers all three sessions in the webinar series. If you are unable to attend one or more of the live sessions, a link to the presentation will be emailed out to all registered participants after each part in the series.

$29.95 NCTA members and TIP members
$49.95 non-members

Click here to download a registration form.
2014 National Tree & Wreath Contests
In 2014, NCTA will not hold a national convention or conference, returning to the biennial format we traditionally had.

However, in 2014 the association will hold the annual National Tree and Wreath Contests at the Michigan and Mid-America Christmas Tree Summer Meeting in Allegan, Michigan. The regional meeting will be held July 25-26, 2014 and  will feature the largest industry trade show in the Midwest as well as a variety of educational sessions, equipment demonstrations and tours. Attendees will tour Peterson’s and neighboring farms; Badger Evergreen Nursery and Armintrout’s Nursery.

Producers from all states are welcome and encouraged to attend this regional event. The National Christmas Tree & Wreath contests will begin the day prior to the meeting. If you are just entering the National Tree or Wreath Contest, you do NOT need to register for the Michigan/Mid-America meeting. You will need to still submit a contest entry form before the July 10 deadline, which can be downloaded below.

2014 National Chrismas Tree & Wreath Contests
Thursday, July 24 - Friday, July 25, 2014

Peterson’s Riverview Nursery  |  873 26th Street, Allegan, MI 49010

2014 National Tree Contest
Download National Tree Contest Entry Form
Download National Tree Contest Rules - coming soon!

2014 National Wreath Contest
Download National Wreath Contest Entry Form
Download National Wreath Contest Rules - coming soon!

Accomodations

You can make your hotel reservation now!  A large block of rooms is being held for this event at the Holiday Inn West in Kalamazoo – please call (269) 375-6000 and request the Michigan Christmas Tree Association room block.   http://holidayinnkz.com/ 
  • $99 single/double
  • $109 triple
  • $119 quad
Find Wholesale Trees
Looking for wholesale Christmas Trees? Use NCTA's Wholesale Locator Tool.
Industry Calendar

July 2014

NCTA National Tree & Wreath Contest @ the Michigan/Midwest Regional Meeting
July 25-26

Peterson's Riverview Nursery
873 26th Street, Allegan, MI 49010

August 2014

Southern Christmas Tree Association Annual Meeting
August 1-3, 2014
Birmingham, AL area (specifics TBD)
Mike Buchart, Executive Secretary - Sctaes@gmail.com
Phone: (225) 505-6335
www.SouthernChristmasTreeAssociation.org
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