Christmas Research

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Justin Ernest Crowe
Extension Specialist II
4-H Youth Development



New Twists on Traditional Christmas Flower, 11/24/2015

Winter 2015 Upcoming Events, 11/18/2015


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Christmas Greenery 
Before you rush out to purchase Christmas decorations, UTIA experts say you may want to first check out your own backyard.


Recent Publications

A Cow's Christmas Story.  Strickland, L. G.  2019.  Tennessee Cattleman Business.

Be Sure To Buy Seasoned Firewood; How to Choose the Perfect Christmas Tree.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2017.  Extension News That You Can Use.

Tennessee Christmas Tree Production Manual.  Galloway, Allan, M. L. Leffew, and D. C. Mercker.  2017.  University of Tennessee Extension. PB 1854.

Buying Firewood? Bet Sure to Choose Seasoned Wood; Burning Firewood Can Be Economical for Home Heating; How to Choose and Maintain a Fresh Cut Christmas Tree.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2013.  News You Can Use Extension Newsletter (McDaniel Webpacket), News You can Use Extension Newsletter (McDaniel Webpacket).

Recycling Your Christmas Tree; The Mixed Stand (Pine-Hardwood) Management Alternative; Brown Needles on White Pine.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2013.  FWF Monthly Update Articles, FWF Monthly Update Articles.

Trading Volume Substantially Reduced as Christmas Approaches.  Smith, A.  2013.  Mid America Farmer Grower, Vol. 33. No. 52.

Factors Influencing Fall Leaf Color abd Conditions for 2012; Selecting a Christmas Tree.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2012.  UT Extension Web Packet Articles, UT Extension Web Packet Articles.

Site Preparation When Planting Hardwoods; Hardwood Planting Tips for Reforestation; How to Choose and Plant Trees; Simple Steps to Keep Christmas Trees Fresh.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2012.  UT Extension Web Packet, UT Extension Web Packet.

Selecting a Christmas Tree; Keeping Your Christmas Tree Fresh; A Comparison of Real vs Artificial Christmas Trees - You Decide; Big Trees, Little Tree -- Is There Always a Correlation with Age; A timber Harvesting Checklist; Is Nature Always Best?.  Clatterbuck, W. K.  2012.  FWF Extension Update Articles, FWF Extension Update Articles.

Natural vs artificial Christmas trees.  Taylor, A. M.  2011.  FWF Update Newsletter, December.

All I want for Christmas is ...  Bates, G. E.  2009.  Dec TN Cattle Business.