"If there were no Christmas trees, where would Santa put your presents?"
Christmas trees were in short supply past year, too, but the shortage didn't catch any media attention, Hundley said.
Schmitt recommends people buy their trees early, before supply runs out. Macy tried to purchase Grand firs from OR, but the farmer had to cancel the sale because a heat wave "fried the trees", Macy said.
"Locally", he said, "we should be fine".
Because of the dwindling supply, prices have increased. At the Capitol Market in Charleston fresh pine filled the air as tree sellers were stocked up.
However, Falco is battling the problem by also offering a lower line of trees that are more affordable.
7.2 magnitude quake rocks northern Iraq
On its website , the USGS placed the quake's epicenter at about 19 miles south-southwest of the Iraqi city of Halabja. Iranian state TV says a 7.2-magnitude quake has jolted the region near the border between Iran and Iraq.
The OnePlus 5T Is Official
India is a key market for OnePlus , and the company is looking to stay competitive in the mid-range segment with the OnePlus 5T . Practically speaking, the OnePlus 5T might as well be the same phone, with all the buttons and switches in the same place.
Chipmaker Qualcomm spurns $130 billion Broadcom merger bid
Broadcom doesnt care about the outcome of that deal it has stated that it wants to acquire Qualcomm with or without NXP. The BOD believes that Broadcom's offering undervalues Qualcomm and its growth perspectives in the upcoming 5G era.