Real Christmas Tree Board Webinar Series

January 30, 2024 11:00AM - 12:00PM


Contact: Bill Lindberg at or 616-438-2738

Christmas tree experts from across the country will discuss current research projects funded by The Real Christmas Tree Board. Topics will cover effective communication with the public (September 28th), pest management (January 30th and June 25th), and genetic improvement of trees (April 23rd). Single registration allows access to each webinar event.

COST: FREE, but registration is required

Jan. 30, 2023

Elongate Hemlock Scale Current Management and Novel Controls

Elongated Hemlock Scale is a major pest problem in some production areas.  Recently, some states have implemented quarantines to prevent the spread of this pest. Presentation will outline current management practices for control and what future options may entail. 

Note - MSU Extension will be applying for pesticide credits for the Jan 23rd, and June 25th sessions.