Beginner Maple Production Workshop
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County is offering a “Beginner Maple Production” Workshop on Tuesday evening, January 14, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The workshop will be held at the Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension Office, Main Street Shop Center Suite 308, Waterloo, NY.
Mr. Stephen Childs, the New York State Maple Specialist at Cornell University, will be the presenter. The workshop will cover a variety of aspects of maple syrup production including: why make maple syrup, tree identification, tree health, tapping, sap collection and handling, boiling, energy efficiency, finishing and grading syrup, canning, marketing and regulations. This workshop is aimed at the small or beginning maple producer and would be useful to the homeowner looking to tap a few trees in the backyard or someone wanting to start small-scale commercial maple production.
The fee is $15.00 per family. To register or for additional information, contact Derek Simmonds Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315-539-9251 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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