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Farm Progress America, December 3, 2019

Max Armstrong shares some insight into a checkoff program that supports the sale of Christmas trees

Max Armstrong asks why, with a shortage, are we seeing advertisements for Christmas trees? Max shares the story of the checkoff program supported by Christmas tree growers. The program talks about "keeping it real" at Christmas and offers more information on the value of buying a real tree, including the environmental value of a that farm-raised decoration.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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