What VCTGA has to Offer

State-of-the-Art information about the Christmas Tree Industry. The VCTGA sorts out the best information from other associations and trade publications and passes it along to members.

Dollars Saved by learning to apply advanced technology and management methods to the production of high quality trees.

Exchange of Ideas and opportunity to meet with and talk to the Virginia Department of Forestry, faculty and specialists, and other growers, to discuss latest technology and trends in the industry.

Free Subscriptions to “Christmas Trees” Journal; access to Virginia Tech bulletins and publications, and the Association eNewsletter (published quarterly). Current and previous Newsletters can be viewed here.

Participation in the management of the Association and determination of areas of the industry to be researched.

Free Farm Listing on Association Web Page to help you get your farm known throughout our industry and to the consumer.

Cooperative Learning & Problem Solving

We bring members together for their mutual benefit. Members share common problems and are motivated to solve them through the exchange of experiences and cooperative efforts. Information is also shared among members on new innovations and activities related to production and marketing of high quality Christmas trees and associated products.

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Promotion and Publicity

In a number of ways we promote the Christmas Tree Industry in Virginia. As an association we strive to increase the demand for all members’ trees by creating “brand name awareness” among the public for the Virginia Christmas Tree (Experience a Real Christmas Tree)”. We also strive to improve each member’s individual marketing opportunities through a variety of programs and training tools. We compile and distribute to the media each year, a list of member choose & cut and wholesale tree farms and what products they offer.

Marketing

Marketing opportunities are made available as follows:

  1. Choose & Cut Bulletins
  2. Inclusion in the Seller’s List
  3. Inclusion in the Buyer’s List
  4. Exclusive discounts on websites.

Membership Application

*Make the application in electronic form for submission using: