Benefits of Membership

Join us to receive the below benefits!

Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal Subscription – Members receive four issues in the mail annually. Members can also receive a subscription to the Christmas Tree Magazine at a discounted rate.

PCTGA Website – FREE farm listing on the 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 that is a member of PCTGA and NCTA.

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 PCTGA and NCTA.

Annual Summer Meeting – Visit member farms for education, networking and farm tours and demos. Obtain pesticide credits and visit with industry vendors. 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 promotes the use of Real Trees through ongoing media outreach, annual promotion at the PA Farm Show, and additional support of PR efforts by NCTA, PA Department of AG, Trees for Troops, the Christmas Tree Promotion Board and others.