Oregon begins shipping Christmas trees

Oregon begins shipping Christmas trees

The first shipments of trees are on their way to Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guam and Hawaii from Holiday Tree Farm, the largest Christmas tree farm in Oregon.

Production manager Jim Ubbink said the farm ships out over 1 million trees per year to people all over the world. Statewide, Oregon leads the nation with $110 million in annual sales.

Holiday Tree Farms was established in 1955 by the Schudel family. Ubbink said they employ close to 600 employees in sales, production and shipping.

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