Cornell University’s Maple Specialist, Steve Childs, offers this video series for beginning sugarmakers.
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Tips on tree identification, tapping, sap collection, boiling, and more.
A basic guide to tapping trees, collecting sap, and boiling.
Slides from a presentation on sugarmaking for beginners.
A step-by step guide for small-scale, beginning sugarmaking.
The most important contribution to the production of high quality maple syrup and syrup products is cleanliness and attention to detail in all parts of the production process. This manual provides guidance for doing so.
Lead in maple syrup, originating from sap collection or syrup production, storage or packaging processes, is readily preventable with producer knowledge and use of good manufacturing practices. The ultimate goal is for all equipment and materials containing lead to be phased out of production.
An illustrated guide to small-scale syrup production.
A basic guide to sugarmaking.
A handbook of best management practices for maple producers to help commercial producers identify possible enhancements to their sugaring operations that maintain high standards of cleanliness in all phases of the process, reduce to the lowest extent possible the potential for contamination of the finished product, and achieve the highest possible quality pure maple syrup.