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Christmas Tree Checkoff Board Named

Posted on 1/15/2015 by

According to the AMS division of USDA, Secretary Vilsack today announced the 12 member governing board for the Christmas Tree Promotion, Research and Information Order (checkoff).

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USDA: Greater protection for specialty growers

Posted on 12/15/2014 by

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that greater protection is now available from the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) for crops traditionally ineligible for federal crop insurance.

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Proposed Changes to EPA's Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

Posted on 8/18/2014 by Lauren Mangnall in labor

The National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA) is a signatory on the following comments posted concerning proposed changes to the EPA's Worker Protection Standard (WPS):

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NCTA is supporting the STARS Act

Posted on 7/22/2014 by Lauren Mangnall in STARS Act Affordable Care Act

With the help of AmericanHort, National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA), along with several allied associations have been educating Congress about the Affordable Care Act's complex treatment of seasonal workers.

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Posted on 4/9/2014 by Lauren Mangnall in Checkoff

After years of working and waiting, the members of Christmas Tree Promotion Now (CTPN) are pleased to announce that on Monday, April 7, 2014 the Obama administration lifted the nearly 2 ½ year stay that was placed on the Christmas Tree Research and Promotion Order; commonly known as the Christmas tree check-off.

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