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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Norway Spruce stump treatment

Started by Alicia Rose in Woodlot Management Nov 4. 0 Replies

A urea application of a freshly cut Norway spruce stump surface. This treatment has been implemented as a management strategy to prevent the future crop and adjacent trees from Heterobasidion annosum infection. This is not common practice in Welsh…Continue

Beech control with triclopyr versus glyphosate

Started by Peter Smallidge in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Oct 23. 2 Replies

[I'm pasting from a recent email thread]Question - I'm working on a couple beech regen and mid story control projects.   I have been using Garlon 4 in oil.   Works good, but sometimes I want it to move through the roots and the Garlon doesn't do…Continue

Why don't evergreens drop their leaves in the fall?

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management Oct 22. 0 Replies

Hmmm, a timely question for the fall foliage season and a lesson that I don't remember being taught at forestry school (though I admit that I may not have been paying attention!) …Continue

Verticillium Wilt

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Jul 9. 0 Replies

Verticillium Wilt - https://mailchi.mp/unl.edu/nebraskas-forest-health-report-july-2019 Symptoms of Verticillium wilt are now becoming apparent in infected trees in…Continue

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for Thought

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry May 9. 0 Replies

Silvopasture in Wisconsin: Goals, Challenges, and other Fodder for ThoughtWednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00am (CDT)Diane MayerfeldSustainable Agriculture Coordinator, UW-Extension, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) -…Continue

Small acreage logging project

Started by WJ Rodenhouse in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Lew Ward Apr 22. 1 Reply

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

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