2018 Membership Drive Underway

Be sure to watching your mailbox for a 2018 OCTA Membership form as well as registration information for the OCTA Winter Meeting. A membership form can also be found here.

Greig Chirstmas Tree Farm  Of Lake County Wins Ohio State Fair…

FRAZEYSBURG, OH — Greig Christmas Tree Farm in Lake County not only walked away with the honor of exhibiting the Grand Champion Christmas Tree at the Ohio State Fair but they also exhibited the Reserve Champion Christmas Tree. This year’s winning tree was a Canaan Fir and the  Reserve Champion was a Blue Spruce .  Brothers Jeff and Doug Greig and mother Betty Jean will have the opportunity  to represent Ohio in the 2018 National Christmas Tree competition.

The trees in the competition were selected from trees submitted by growers from across the state of Ohio.  They were also judged by a panel of judges consisting from The Ohio State University faculty.  The primary factors considered in the judging included shape, fullness, color and overall appearance.

The trees will be on display at the Ohio Christmas Tree Association booth for the duration of the  Ohio State Fair.

Other contest winners include:

Fir

First:  Greig Tree Farm in Lake County

Second:  Twinsberry Christmas Tree Farm of Wayne County

Third:  Galehouse Tree Farm in Wayne County

Pine:

First:  Galehouse Tree Farm in Wayne County

Second:  Hidden Pines Christmas Tree Farm in Sandusky County

Third:  Twinsberry Tree Farm in Wayne County

Spruce

First:  Greig Tree Farm in Lake County

Second:  Kaleidoscope Farms  of Hancock County

Third:  Twinsberry Tree Farm in Wayne County

During the fair, attendees  will have the chance to vote for the People’s Choice award. This award will be announced following the fair.

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