Home Must Reads Oregon Christmas tree growers see healthy demand

Oregon Christmas tree growers see healthy demand

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Monday, November 26, 2012

After a recent surplus of Oregon Christmas trees that forced prices down, growers are seeing steady prices and good demand for their trees.

“It’s a difficult task to foresee what the demand will be,” said grower Mark Kintigh of Kintigh’s Mountain Home Ranch, a 100-acre wholesale tree farm in Springfield. “Trying to plan ahead is just an educated guess.”

Oregon’s Christmas tree industry — the largest in the nation — has an annual wholesale value of about $110 million, according to Bryan Ostlund, executive director of the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association. The majority of the state’s 60,000 acres of Christmas trees are in Benton, Clackamas, Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties; Lane County has 2,400 acres.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

{biztweet}oregon christmas{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

The Backstory

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014

In our cover story this month, Wendy Collie, CEO of New Seasons Market, and Kim Malek, owner of Salt & Straw, discuss their rapidly growing businesses and Portland’s red hot food scene. The conversation provides an interesting lens through which to explore trends in the grocery store and restaurant sectors.


Read more...

A Good Leap Forward

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Agriculture businesses ramp up to meet international demand as workforce and succession challenges loom.


Read more...

Powerlist: Law Firms

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

A conversation with leading partners at law firms in Portland and eastern Oregon, followed by October's powerlist.


Read more...

Launch

October 2014
Thursday, September 25, 2014
BY JESSICA RIDGWAY

October's Launch article features Soul Kitchen, Easy Company and Slick's Big Time BBQ.


Read more...

Private liberal arts education: superior outcomes, competitive price

Contributed Blogs
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
0826 thumb collegemoneyBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

Why has six years become an acceptable investment in public undergraduate education that over-promises and underperforms?


Read more...

College Hacker

September 2014
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
BY KLINT FINLEY

Treehouse CEO Ryan Carson builds a 21st-century trade school.


Read more...

How to add positivity to your team

Contributed Blogs
Friday, September 12, 2014
happy-seo-orlando-clientsBY TOM COX | OB BLOGGER

I often talk about what leaders can do. What about followers? If you’re a team member and you’d like to add positivity to your team, what might you do?


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS