Posts tagged N.C. Christmas Tree Association

News Roundup: Nov. 23-27

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “Free birds: Snow Hill farm raises turkeys that are ‘beyond organic,” Jacksonville News: This Thanksgiving, some area residents will […]

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It’s Got to Be NC at Southern Christmas Show in Charlotte

The Southern Christmas Show has been a holiday shopping tradition in the Queen City for 45 years. This year, shoppers will be able to add a local touch to their holiday celebrations with a variety of food and agriculture products made in North Carolina. The department, along with the N.C. Specialty Food Association, N.C. Christmas […]

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Officials select 19-foot N.C. Fraser fir for White House

If you think picking a Christmas tree for your house is difficult, imagine picking one for the White House. Dale Haney, superintendent for the White House, and Jim Adams, chief horticulturalist with the National Park Service, had that task last week as they and other White House staff toured Peak Farms in Ashe County to […]

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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 […]

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Photos from the Field: Trees for Troops

Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler recently joined local farmers and volunteers with the N.C. Christmas Tree Association at Cline Church Nursery in Ashe County to load up Christmas trees for shipment to military families. North Carolina growers donated more than 1,000 Christmas trees for members of the armed forces as part of the 2010 Trees for […]

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