Maple Syrup Production (12)

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Initial Thoughts on 2017 Maple Season

Expanded capacity and system improvements brought record production to the Arnot Forest this year.  Overall, favorable conditions prevailed…

Started by Aaron Wightman

0 Mar 31, 2017

Resources

My son has become interested in developing the Maple Syrup potential on my property. This spring he is just "playing around" a little. What…

Started by Chaz U. Farly

1 Mar 10, 2017
Reply by Kevin Mathers

climate change

Climate change now bigger menace than forest loss for snowshoe hareshttps://www.sciencenews.org/article/climate-change-now-bigger-menace-fo…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Apr 1, 2016

Maple Syrup Production Tax implications

In 2015 we converted our maple syrup hobby into a small business.  This is the first year we have to file our taxes related to the business…

Started by Wendy Scheening

3 Feb 15, 2016
Reply by Brett Davidson

freeze distallation

The liquid sap after partial freezing is sweeter because of freezed distillation.  Can anyone describe to me or refer me to a site that des…

Started by Michael Andorsky

1 Feb 15, 2015
Reply by Michael Farrell

farm bill 100Million aid to maple syrup--details?????

details??

Started by Jay Wechsler

3 Jan 16, 2015
Reply by Susan Kaveny

raised flue evaporator question

We are having problems with our wood fired 2 x 8 raised flue pans.  We get a good boil under our sap pan but cannot seem to get a good boil…

Started by robert michael drake

1 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Michael Battisti

raised flue evaporator question

We are having problems once the product goes from the sap pan to the syrup pan.  It doesn't seem to turn into syrup and we can't get a good…

Started by robert michael drake

0 Apr 15, 2013

Testing Maple Syrup Lead Content

How do you recommend a hobby producer gets maple syurp teste for lead content?  Thanks

Started by Gordon Howard

0 Feb 2, 2013

Allow NYS Maple Producers to Tap Trees on State Lands

[moderator comment...see 2/8 reply below for more information] Hi everyone! I started a petition to Rob Davies, the NYS Forester who refuse…

Started by Karl Ruger

1 Feb 8, 2012
Reply by Peter Smallidge

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Small acreage logging project

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management on Wednesday. 0 Replies

A friend asked me what types of protections he should include in agreement with logger when having his 10 acre forest logged. I thought maybe some of you could provide insight. Logger stated Workman's comp wasn't needed in a family business.Thanks!Continue

Western Larch Question

Started by Alex Harmon in Wildlife Management. Last reply by Pamela Dallaire Mar 30. 2 Replies

Would a Western Larch (tree) NOT lose its needles during fall and winter if it was kept indoors? / what causes it to lose its needles(temperature change, change in length of days)? IF YOU KNOW THE ANSWER PLEASE REPLY!!!!!! NOT KNOWING IS KILLING ME!!Continue

How tree diversity affects invasive forest pests

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 27. 1 Reply

A long-standing tenet in forestry is that healthier and more diverse woods are typically more resilient to stress factors and pest.  This holds true in most cases, but there are the notable exceptions like EAB.This article from the "Morning Ag…Continue

480a disqualification after EAB

Started by Bill Pontius in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Bill Pontius Mar 17. 4 Replies

Here's a hypothetical question (hopefully). If an ash stand no longer has sufficient density to qualify for the 480a program following ash borer invasion, and if that stand is necessary for having more than 50 acres for the program, what happens?…Continue

Renewable Jet Fuel from Woody Biomass

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Feb 27. 0 Replies

The carbon footprint of air travel is currently being scrutinized in the news.  Here's a renewable energy angle that probably won't be covered in the mainstream media: …Continue

Re wilding landscapes in New York with large mammals

Started by Jonathan Bates in Wildlife Management Feb 25. 0 Replies

Hello folks. Love to chat with you about re-wilding landscapes in NY. Here is a neat video about a successful project in Britain: …Continue

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Beech Leaf Disease

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jan 29. 4 Replies

This just in...  Would be interested to know if anyone sees this in their woods come spring.http://forestry.ohiodnr.gov/portals/forestry/pdfs/BLDAlert.pdf…Continue

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