2020 Summer Meeting Program

The tentative schedule:

Thursday, July 23

12:00-6:00 pm - Vendors set-up

Friday, July 24

8:00 am - Registration Opens

8:30 - 9:30 am - Welcome - Vendor and Farm Introduction

9:45 - 10:45 am - Concurrent sessions

11:00 - 12:00 noon  - Concurrent sessions

12:15 - 1:30 pm - Lunch/NCTA Promotion Board/Visit Vendors

1:45 - 2:45 pm - Concurrent sessions

13:00 -4:00pm - Concurrent sessions

4:15 - 5:15 pm - Concurrent sessions

5:30 - 6:00 pm - Social Hour/Visit Vendors

6:15 pm - Dinner and Entertainment

6:30 - 7:00 pm - Enjoy the farm and entertainment

Saturday, July 25

8:00 - 9:00 am - Breakfast and MACT General Meeting

9:15 - 10:15 am - Concurrent sessions

10:30 - 11130 am - Concurrent sessions

11:45 - 1:30 pm - Lunch and Visit Vendors

1:45 - 2:45 pm - Concurrent sessions

3:00 pm - Meeting concludes

MEETING TOPICS:

Farm Transition

Insurance - Farm Safety Plan

New Grower Panel:

 Planning to Grow Christmas Trees Year 1-10

 Panel of Experienced Growers - Ask anything

Employees/POS/Technology/Other: 

Employees/HR                                                            

Square/POS/Inventory                                                               

Websites 

Marketing 101/Branding

Where are consumers putting their dollars?

Tree Care:

Pests

Fraser and Canaan Study

Exotics

Nursery

Herbicides

Fertility

Dull's Tree Farm:

Farm Tour

Shearing Demo

Stump Grinder Presentation

Gift Shop

Food

Stone Cabin Inn - Bed and Breakfast

Greens:

Dull's

Vendor's

Meetings/Organization Updates:

NCTA

Promotion Board

Christmas Tree Spirit Foundation

State Meetings

MACT Meeting

Updated 05/10/2020

** Check back often - schedule will be updated as speakers are confirmed and more information is available**

Mid-America Christmas Tree Association

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Donna Cackler, Executive Administrator
 
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