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Drought challenged Christmas tree farmers, but there are still live Oklahoma-grown trees

At least eight Christmas tree farms closed in the wake of last year’s drought and others have no trees to sell. But those that irrigate say it saved their crop.

BY JENNIFER PALMER Modified: December 7, 2012 at 10:26 pm •  Published: December 8, 2012
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Taking their time to select the perfect tree, the Barnes family meandered through rows of pine, spruce and cypress trees at Sorghum Mill Christmas Tree and Blackberry Farm on a recent afternoon.

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