The Missouri Christmas Tree Association (MCTA) is a non-profit organization of Christmas tree growers and technical people dedicated to the promotion of the interest of the Christmas tree growing industry in Missouri.
The objectives and purposes of the organization are:
To promote the interests of the Christmas Tree producing industry and the forestry program in Missouri;
To associate its members together for their mutual benefit and, to that end, engage in any activity involving or relating to the production or marketing of high quality Christmas trees and associated products;
To engage in publicity and educational work; in cooperation with existing agencies where possible;
To encourage, promote and assist financing, where possible, the research work done by private, state, and federal agencies or educational institutions in this field;
To cooperate with local, state, and federal agencies and law making bodies on matters affecting the field;
To keep its members informed concerning current developments and the results of research;
To assist local groups in organizing Christmas tree marketing associations;
To generally engage in education and scientific programs to promote forestry, and any other lawful purposes not inconsistent with the Constitution of the organization;
To conduct public relations concerning the safety and use of natural Christmas trees and the benefits to the economy and environment from growing Christmas trees.
For more information, contact MCTA secretary, Teresa Meier at:
Missouri Christmas Tree Association Winter Meeting