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Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal

Great Lakes Journal

Subscription Information

Currently, nine state or regional associations (Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin) provide the Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal to their members as a benefit as well as use the journal as their state newsletter.  The journal also has a number of individual subscribers throughout the Great Lakes region.

The Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal is published quarterly in January, April, July, and October.  Our goal is to produce a publication that growers consider a valuable tool in their effort to grow and market the best Christmas trees.

To receive a complimentary copy of the Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal, simply email info@mcta.org or call 800-589-8733.

To subscribe to the Journal, please make your check payable to the Michigan Christmas Tree Association and indicate "Journal" on your check.  Send your $25 subscription fee to: MCTA  P.O. Box 252, Durand MI 48429-0252.

Please note - individual subscriptions are only available outside of Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Advertising Information

The circulation of the Journal continues to expand and reach the members of the; Christmas Tree Farmers of Ontario, Illinois Christmas Tree Association, Indiana Christmas Tree Growers Association, Maryland Christmas Tree Association, Massachusetts Christmas Tree Association, Ohio Christmas Tree Association, Pennsylvania Christmas Tree Growers Association, Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association and the Michigan Christmas Tree Association.  We also have individual subscribers in multiple states throughout the Great Lakes region.

This makes the Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal your best advertising value to reach Christmas tree growers in the Great Lakes region!

Discover the success that other suppliers have found by advertising in the Journal. To ensure your ad placement in the Great Lakes Christmas Tree Journal, you can download the 2019 advertising rate card and publishing schedule as well as an insertion order.  Insertion orders can be returned by mail or fax.  Ad submission guidelines are detailed on the advertising rate card.

Click here to download  pdf GLCTJ 2019 Rate Card  (1.89 MB) and pdf GLCTJ Insertion Order 2019 (58 KB) .

Classified ads are also accepted at a rate of $35 for the first 50 words.  Copy for your classified ad can be emailed directly to info@mcta.org or faxed to 517-545-4501.  Your complete name, address, and telephone number must accompany requests for classified advertising.

If you have questions regarding the Journal or know of a new potential advertiser that may want information on the Journal, please call Amy Start at 800-589-8733.

Story Ideas

What would you like to see in the Journal?  Do you have a story idea or a question you would like answered?  The Editorial Committee for the Journal is interested in hearing your feedback about the Journal as well.

Please email info@mcta.org or call 800-589-8733 to share your thoughts and suggestions.