State Tree Farm Provides White House Christmas Tree
October 17, 2019
Pennsylvania’s $28.9 million Christmas tree industry was highlighted on Oct. 15 when Agriculture Deputy Secretary Fred Strathmeyer joined the National Christmas Tree Association at Mahantongo Valley Farms in Northumberland County where a tree was chosen for the White House.
Northumberland County is south of Williamsport, between Lewisburg and Danville.
“Pennsylvania Christmas tree growers have a big impact on the state’s economy,” said Deputy Strathmeyer. “And now, a Pennsylvania tree is making its way to America’s living room.”
With more than 1,400 tree farms in the commonwe...