tree farm


Definition of tree farm

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

Examples of tree farm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coming from a family that owns a tree farm, Mindy Arington-Goff had a vision of doing more with trees that were damaged by disease or environmental issues. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A woman whose family owns a tree farm turns damaged trees into furniture. Now she's opening her second shop, in Oconomowoc.," 21 Aug. 2020 Not far from Martin, on 27th Avenue, Janna Anderson owns Pinnacle Farms, a seven-acre citrus tree farm. Emilly Davis, The Arizona Republic, "'A raging crisis': Metro Phoenix is losing its family farms and local food sources," 17 Aug. 2020 In many parts of the country, living Christmas trees are available from nurseries and tree farms. Arricca Elin Sansone, House Beautiful, "How to Care for and Plant a Living Christmas Tree," 10 Oct. 2019 That includes a group of 16 Mexican guest workers currently working in a nursery and pine tree farm in the state. Maria Perez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The farmworkers keeping grocery stores stocked are at high risk for coronavirus," 5 Apr. 2020 Móráin says that a large carbon tree farm with 120,000 mechanical trees could capture 4 million tons of carbon annually. Jennifer Alsever, Fortune, "Sci-fi tech tackles climate change with fake trees," 16 Mar. 2020 The other, Liner Source tree farm near Eustis, got the county’s approval in May to build a two-story dormitory for migrant workers from Central America despite complaints from neighbors. Caroline Glenn,, "Lake County tree farm builds $1.8 million apartment complex for migrant workers," 7 Aug. 2019 Before tree farms, Christmas trees were more characteristic of the conifers of each region. Tim Meko, Washington Post, "Where Christmas trees come from," 12 Dec. 2019 But the aromatic holiday evergreens are growing more expensive as the number of Oregon Christmas tree farms and tree supplies dwindle. oregonlive, "Christmas tree prices are high, but it’s cheap to cut down your own with a U.S. Forest Service permit," 30 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of tree farm

1941, in the meaning defined above

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27 Aug 2020

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“Tree farm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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