Indiana tree farms are urging people to pick out their Christmas trees sooner this year because of a short supply.
Cooler temperatures and an increase in moisture created a healthier environment for fir trees.
The new Farm Bill includes a 15 cent tax on live Christmas trees that will go toward a marketing campaign to increase sales.
The holidays are over and a city department helps Bloomington residents recycle greenery properly.
Members of Indiana Christmas Tree Growers Assn. were at the statehouse delivering trees for the rotunda and the offices of Gov. Daniels and Lt. Gov. Skillman.