In Pictures: Operations during a Christmas tree harvest

Signage is displayed outside Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
Signage is displayed outside Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
A worker loads a freshly harvested Fir Christmas tree onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A worker loads a freshly harvested Fir Christmas tree onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
Workers load freshly harvested Fir Christmas trees onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
Workers load freshly harvested Fir Christmas trees onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
A worker loads a freshly harvested Fir Christmas tree onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A worker loads a freshly harvested Fir Christmas tree onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
Workers load freshly harvested Fir Christmas trees onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
Workers load freshly harvested Fir Christmas trees onto a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
A worker secures a load of freshly harvested Fir Christmas trees on a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A worker secures a load of freshly harvested Fir Christmas trees on a truck at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
A Fir Christmas tree stands at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A Fir Christmas tree stands at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
A worker carries a freshly harvested Fir Christmas tree at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A worker carries a freshly harvested Fir Christmas tree at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
A worker uses a Howey Tree Baler Corp. machine to package trees at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A worker uses a Howey Tree Baler Corp. machine to package trees at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
Workers use a Howey Tree Baler Corp. machine to package trees at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
Workers use a Howey Tree Baler Corp. machine to package trees at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOOMBERG
A Fir Christmas tree stands at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
A Fir Christmas tree stands at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
Workers use a Howey Tree Baler Corp. machine to package trees at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016.
Workers use a Howey Tree Baler Corp. machine to package trees at Brown's Tree Farm in Muncy, Pennsylvania on Nov 23, 2016. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

There are close to 15,000 farms growing Christmas trees in the US. More than 100,000 people are employed full or part-time in the industry, according to the National Christmas Tree Association.