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The Christmas Tree Growers ' Association The Christmas Tree Growers ' Association of Ontario was

By Hugh G. Mcphee

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formed in 1955. A small group of growers banded together to promote goodwill between responsible growers and their customers. Then, as now, the association's objective was to co operate and share experience to solve production and marketing problems. By 1982, membership was more than 100, and growing. Membership has many benefits to the grower. It brings producers together to discuss their problems and exchange in formation. Association workshops and field days provide prac tical demonstrations of management techniques. The associa tion can put members in touch with market outlets and with pro vincial, federal and municipal government agencies. Newslet ters keep members informed of developments in the industry. The association promotes and advertises Ontario-grown Christmas trees and speaks for the industry to the news media on subjects affecting growers and buyers of Christmas trees. It is Ontario's only province-wide organization of Christmas tree growers. II Acknowledgements The executive and members of the Christmas Tre

Topics: Harvesting
Year: 2016
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