Christmas trees from biggest farm head overseas
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The first shipments of Christmas trees from the Holiday Tree Farms near Corvallis are on their way to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and Guam.
As the holiday draws closer, the tree farm focuses on its shipments to other states, including Mississippi, Louisiana and California.
Production manager Jim Ubbink says Holiday Tree Farms ships more than 1 million trees a year worth $110 million.
KVAL reports it’s the largest producer of Christmas trees in Oregon.
Holiday Trees is growing more than 7 million trees over 8,500 acres. It employs 600 workers.