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The Northeast Maple Economy: Crop Distribution and Outlook

As the US domestic maple syrup crop continues to grow the influence of different scales and types of business can shape local communities and national trends. Survey results presented here demonstrate the dramatic difference in the scale of maple enterprises as represented by tap count and the resulting working forest acres these businesses utilize.

Maple Management

Maple production resources for foresters, landowners, and businesses.

Sugarbush Leases

Negotiating legal lease arrangements for sugarbush.

Sap Business Planning

Analysis of market for those interested in collecting and selling sap.

The Cost of Production for Vermont Maple Syrup

The University of Vermont Maple Benchmark project is advancing the study of maple economics and supporting management decision making at the individual business level. The following article summarizes the cost of production findings from 2014 and synthesizes key trends in business management.