Posts tagged Cool Springs Nursery

Today’s Topic: N.C. Fraser fir chosen as White House Christmas tree

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler sits down each week with Southern Farm Network’s Rhonda Garrison to discuss “Today’s Topic.” For the 12th time since 1966, North Carolina is supplying the Christmas tree for the White House. That’s the most for any state. Russell and Beau Estes of Jefferson earned the right to provide the official 2012 […]


N.C. Christmas trees selected for White House

Out of millions of Christmas trees grown across the country, only one can be selected to be displayed in the Blue Room of the White House during the Christmas season. This year, that honor will go to a tree from North Carolina. A blue spruce grown by Russell and Beau Estes of Jefferson earned them […]


N.C. Christmas trees find new markets in Latin America

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps to promote exports of N.C. agricultural products through its International Marketing office. Through these efforts, North Carolina now exports about $3 billion in agricultural products each year. Over the next few weeks, we’ll highlight some local growers and food manufacturers finding success on the global stage. […]