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Deck The Halls...But Not The Tree? A Look At Idaho's Christmas Tree Shortage

Gillian Flaccus
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In this November 2018 photo, Casey Grogan, owner of Silver Bells Tree Farm and president of the Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association, trims a noble fir at his 400-acre Christmas tree farm in Silverton, Ore.

If you've had trouble finding an evergreen to brighten your living room this holiday season, you aren't alone. Turns out there's a Christmas tree shortage as Oregon producers have begun growing a different crop: hazelnuts. Idaho Matters takes a look at how an increased appetite for Nutella in China is changing the tinsel economy. 

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