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American Christmas Tree Journal

The American Christmas Tree Journal is the official publication of the National Christmas Tree Association. This four-color magazine is published on three times a year, in the Winter/Spring, Summer and Fall, and is distributed to more than 800 subscribers.

Each issue of the Journal contains feature stories, production and management advice, the latest NCTA news, state association updates, marketing tips, industry trends and much more. According to our most recent reader survey, 78% of subscribers keep their copies of the magazine for 6 months or longer.

The American Christmas Tree Journal accepts paid advertising in each of its issues. Click here to download a current media kit for the Journal, or call 636/449-5070.

For non-members, the subscription rate is $58 per year in the U.S., Canada and Mexico; $94 to all other countries. TIP state members can subscribe to the Journal for $37 a year. Find out more about subscribing to the American Christmas Tree Journal.

Tree Talk Newsletter

NCTA introduced a brand new electronic newsletter to its members in February 2013. The Tree Talk newsletter is sent to all NCTA members and state association executives quarterly. Tree Talk offers the latest association news and industry updates including legislative issue and business trends. Find out about advertising options for the Tree Talk newsletter.

Login to the Member Center to view archived issues of the Tree Talk newsletter below.

The Leader

The Leader is a new electronic newsletter that is replacing the premier section newsletters.  This new publication is published twice a year (April and September) and is distributed to NCTA's Premier Members. The Leader will offer targeted industry news, research, business trends and tools designed to help Premier Members grow their businesses. Find out about advertising options for The Leader newsletter.

The first issue of The Leader will be distributed in April 2013. Login to the Member Center to view archived issues of the The Leader newsletter below.

Tradition Makers

Tradition Makers is designed specifically for Choose & Cut Premier Members, offering farms profiles, ideas from fellow members, quick tips and valuable tools to promote and grow your farm. It is mailed in the spring and fall.

For information on any of NCTA's publications, contact us at 636/449-5070 or
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Industry Calendar

July 2014

NCTA National Tree & Wreath Contest @ the Michigan/Midwest Regional Meeting
July 25-26

Peterson's Riverview Nursery
873 26th Street, Allegan, MI 49010

August 2014

Southern Christmas Tree Association Annual Meeting
August 1-3, 2014
Birmingham, AL area (specifics TBD)
Mike Buchart, Executive Secretary -
Phone: (225) 505-6335
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