Benefits of Membership
Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal Subscription – Members receive four issues in the mail annually.
Website – FREE farm listing on the PCTGA website so both wholesalers and the public can find you. Information on research, important links, and up-to-date news items are available for your use.
Farm Show Tree Contest – Enter and display your tree at the PA Farm Show. The winner moves on to the National competition to see which tree will grace The White House. Trees representing Pennsylvania must come from a member farm.
Wreath Contest – Compete on the state level to move on to the National competition. Wreaths representing Pennsylvania must come from a farm that is a member of the PCTGA.
Annual Summer Meeting – Visit member farms and hear talks in the field while obtaining pesticide credits. PCTGA members can register at reduced rates.
Annual Christmas Tree Short Course – Formerly known as the Winter Meeting, the Short Course brings in top-notch speakers to share important industry information. Pesticide credits are available. PCTGA members receive a registration fee discount.
Legislative Activity – Members receive the most current information on proposed and enacted legislation affecting the industry. PCTGA membership helps you stay in compliance.
Research Information – PCTGA funds research projects that enable the industry to grow better trees. Results are shared with members before anyone else sees them.
Public Relations – PCTGA supplies trees to state office buildings to promote the use of Real Trees.
Representation – PCTGA is represented on the Penn State Agricultural Council.
For more information on joining the PCTGA