420-080 (AREC-122P)

Authors as Published

Kyle Peer, Extension Specialist, Christmas Trees, and Superintendent, Reynolds Homestead Forest Resources Research Center

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Each year, landowners in Virginia consider Christmas tree farming as an alternative enterprise for their unused open land. There is not a lot of detailed information available about the Christmas tree industry in Virginia, but it is estimated that there are between 400 and 500 growers in the state. 

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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

May 12, 2020

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