A step-by step guide for small-scale, beginning sugarmaking.
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Overview of new method of gathering sap from sugar maple saplings.
A guide to tasting maple syrup and checking for off-flavors
A one-page beginners guide to sugaring
This brochure is intended to help landowners and maple producers evaluate the nutrition of maple stands, and determine whether fertilization might be appropriate. There is an emphasis on learning some of the plants in your woods, as these are often valuable indicators of site quality, and are in many cases easier to interpret than chemical analyses of soil or leaves.
New filter presses do not always include a complete set of instructions and the proper procedures in using a filter press are not always apparent. This publication is meant to provide guidelines for the proper use of plate filter presses.
Brochure explaining possible sources of lead resulting from maple equipment and how to test for it.
This brochure is intended to raise awareness among sugarmakers about hazardous chemicals commonly being used in sugaring operations as well as the need to use these materials safely, in a way which protects personal and food product safety. This brochure will outline 1) the most common types of chemical hazards associated with sugarhouse chemicals, 2) basic guidelines for using chemicals safely, and 3) where to get more detailed information.
A sample lease to be used when leasing land for tapping.
A guide to determining product pricing and profit of maple syrup production.