The Great Benefits of Joining the Massachusetts Christmas Tree Association
A Free website listing for any member.
A subscription to the "Great lakes Christmas Tree Journal" — Timely information relative to all aspects of
Christmas tree cultivation as well as marketing and sale information and news of MCTA activities
Association Representation — At regional and state government agency levels through MDAR, the
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
~ MDAR participation in MCTA directors meetings ~ AG Day at the State House and various other promotional events.
~ Annual state Christmas tree cutting ceremony ~ Annual press release
Twilight Meetings — Educational evening or Saturday farm tours usually hosted in June.
Annual Meetings — An all-day Association fall get-together, highlighted by a farm tour, seminars, pesticide
credits, member-to member interaction, updates, and Association meeting.
Reciprocal Pesticide Credit Agreements – MCTA members can get credits at meetings of other state Christmas
Forestry and Professional Assistance — A direct people source for solutions to cultural and disease problems.
"Big E" — Participation in the annual New England agricultural fair with an outdoor Christmas tree contest and
exhibit promoting the real tree.