Christmas tree farm expects busy season after record year
December 15, 2021
By Kay Shipman,
Bond County Farm Bureau member David Daniken anticipates a busy holiday season, but topping last year's record will be tough. In 2020, Daniken and his wife, Joey, sold the most trees in the family farm's 53-year history.
In October, Daniken, a Marine veteran, started getting questions about whether trees will be available.
"There are only so many trees, but we've got plenty. I'm not going to run out," he said he assured customers.
The Daniken Tree Farm began with 500 trees planted by Maurice and Betty Daniken before their son and daughter-in-law bought the busin...