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Growing Christmas Trees for Winter Income

August 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Growing Christmas trees can be a way to diversify your farm income and keep cash flowing during the off-season.

During this farm tour, Marlo Weidenbaugh from Mar-Jo Farm will describe different tree types, desirable growing conditions, tree diseases and pests, and general tree maintenance. He’ll also review marketing outlets for Christmas trees and managing on-farm sales.

Additional information

  • This is a CRAFT workshop. CRAFT workshops are designed for beginning and aspiring farmers, but all are welcome.
  • This event qualifies for one SmartStart credit through AgChoice Farm Credit. SmartStart allows young and beginning farmers to earn credits toward a reduced interest rate on a new AgChoice loan by attending educational events.


Take a look at our frequently asked questions about our workshops and events. Otherwise, please contact this event’s coordinator, Aaron de Long, by email at or by phone at (814) 349-9856 x709.


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Date: Wed, August 28, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Mar-jo Farm
900 Unger Lane
Boyertown, PA 19512

Cost: Free

Event Category: CRAFT, PASA Events