tree farm

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Definition of tree farm

: an area of forest land managed to ensure continuous commercial production

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Edelblute for Potlatch Forests, Inc., who operates a 300,000-acre tree farm, one of the largest in America. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "The Lost Art of Floating Logs Down the River," 16 Feb. 2019 The tree farm was started 38 years ago by Don Douglass. Alan Berner, The Seattle Times, "Cutting your own Christmas tree: a day of family traditions on a North Bend farm," 8 Dec. 2018 In the early 1990's, the Noffke's son, Ken, took over the roofing business while their other son, Bill, took over the tree farm's nursery division. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Noffke Tree Farm celebrates 65 years in the Christmas tree business," 14 Dec. 2017 The town will also look for someone to continue to run the tree farm. Peter Marteka, Courant Community, "Town Purchases Development Rights Of South Glastonbury's Rose's Berry Farm," 6 June 2018 After a brief interrogation, father and daughter are relocated to a modest house adjacent to a tree farm. Debra Granik, New York Times, "Review: ‘Leave No Trace’ Is a Very American Story About Survival," 28 June 2018 The design phase is underway, and several tree farms are being established this year on site, to raise specimens that will be planted across the 120-acre gardens. Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle, "'Fly' across the Houston Botanic Garden on a virtual tour," 9 May 2018 The Noffkes started the tree farm business in 1952 after getting married. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Noffke Tree Farm celebrates 65 years in the Christmas tree business," 14 Dec. 2017 On Saturdays, the sisters volunteered at a local tree farm. Linda Trischitta, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Boy, 14, drove stolen car that crashed, killing 2 and injuring 5, sheriff's office says," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tree farm

1941, in the meaning defined above

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