Maple producers benefit from spending time, and maybe some money, ensuring they have a healthy and productive sugarbush.
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Knowing how to properly maintain your sugar bush — a maple producer’s most valuable resource — is a critical skill.
Climate change trends, the impact on maple syrup production, and mitigation strategies.
Severe and extreme weather has significant impacts on sugar maples. This article discusses how to look for signs of stress, and how to manage sugarbushes for resilience.
Maple Watch is studying sap to investigate environmental impacts of climate change on sugar maples.
Managing a sugarbush for maple production.
To properly classify or grade logs or trees, one must be able to correctly identify indicators and assess the effect of the underlying defect on possible end products. This guide assists the individual in identifying the surface defect indicator and shows the progressive stages of the defect throughout its development for sugar maple. Eleven types of external defect indicators and associated defects that are particularly difficult to evaluate are illustrated and described.
Managing trees planted for maple production.
How does a tree respond to the wound created by a taphole, and what does that mean for future sap production?
The effects of tapping on trees, and how to avoid overtapping.