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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...

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