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      Drought brings slight dip to Christmas tree harvests


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      Friday after Thanksgiving is often the time when people start to purchase their Christmas trees.


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      his year's drought did take a bit of a toll.


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      National Christmas Tree Association is saying rainfall is the biggest factor. But they say most of the trees affected were younger and would not have been marketable by Dec. 25.


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      the biggest effect will be in about eight years when growers sell trees that are smaller because of the weather.

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