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2013-12-14 23:03:06

In response to an article published by the Public News Service, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, comments on North Carolina’s organic Christmas tree business. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Public News Service on December 4th, which reveals that at least 11 Christmas tree farms across North Carolina are growing organic trees. According to the Public News Service...

2013-09-05 23:25:33

Following the drought which was devastating to Michigan's agriculture industry, 2013's excellent weather has lead to a good year for growing Christmas trees at Christmas Farms. Hartford, MI (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Michigan Christmas trees, which took a hit during the extreme weather of 2012, are rebounding this year under more favorable climate conditions. With almost 800 Christmas tree farms in the state, Michigan ranks as the fourth leading producer of Christmas trees in the...

2010-12-03 09:53:00

Redding to Support 'Trees for Troops' Drive Sunday in York HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Buying a locally grown Christmas tree helps to keep money and jobs in your region, Agriculture Secretary Russell C. Redding today reminded consumers and business owners. "Pennsylvania is a national leader in the Christmas tree industry, boasting nearly $14 million in sales each year," said Redding. "Buying real trees this holiday season from your local grower means you...

2010-11-09 10:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and for growers in the Pacific Northwest the holiday season is in full swing as they begin to harvest this year's crop of real, farm-grown Christmas trees. The Pacific Northwest is home to more than 1,000 individual Christmas tree farmers who supply a majority of the real Christmas trees purchased in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona and other Southwestern states. Grown on sustainable farms,...

2009-12-17 15:37:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military families received an early holiday gift today as Christmas trees were delivered to loved ones of deployed Pennsylvania National Guard troops as part of "Operation Christmas Trees," said Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. The operation was led by the Pennsylvania departments of Agriculture and Military and Veterans Affairs. Strathmeyer Forests of Dover, York County, donated the trees. "I am grateful for our brave military...

2009-11-16 10:45:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Well before we ever hear Christmas carols on the radio, the holiday season is in full swing for growers in the Pacific Northwest as they complete their yearly harvest of farm-grown Christmas trees. Each year around mid-November, environmentally conscious farmers in the Pacific Northwest - which supply the majority of real Christmas trees purchased in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona and other Southwestern states - will start harvesting for...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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