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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Oldest Flowering Tree in North Americal

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health Oct 2. 0 Replies

Fossil of Oldest Flowering Tree in North America Discovered. And It Was Huge. -- https://www.livescience.com/63719-flowering-tree-fossil-cretaceous.htmlContinue

Slash and squirt control of Ailanthus

Started by Mark Horberg in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Sep 23. 5 Replies

I have 20-30 ailanthus trees on my property in the 4-6 inch diameter range.  What specific herbicide and concentration should I use for slash and squirt?  Can you recommend a place where it can be purchased in small quantities?  Thanks. Continue

inaturalist

Started by Alicia Rose in Agroforestry. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22. 1 Reply

Check out www.inaturalist.org Contribute to ScienceEvery observation can contribute to biodiversity science, from the rarest butterfly to the most common backyard weed. We share your findings with scientific…Continue

IPhone surveys

Started by Jim Martin in Woodlot Management. Last reply by Linda Rohleder Sep 22. 1 Reply

Smart phones have GPS.  Has anyone figured out how to use them for mapping wooded land.  I am especially interested in a way to map  my logging trails. Jim MartinContinue

Agroforestry

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Agroforestry Aug 11. 0 Replies

Agroforestry can increase soil health, agroecosystem biodiversity, soil and total organic carbon, nectar/pollen/resin resources, reduces soil disturbance, increasing opportunities for agroforestry can reduce economic and ecosystem risksContinue

Urban Forestry Presentation Link

Started by Carl DuPoldt in Forest Health May 24. 0 Replies

Urban Forestry Presentation Link ---- …Continue

Stone Walls

Started by Brett Chedzoy in Woodlot Management May 14. 0 Replies

One of my first "real" jobs in forestry in the mid-1990's was in southern New England.  Although I had seen some stone walls here and there growing up in NY, I had never seen stone walls like those of coastal New England.  I remember one property on…Continue

Do Trees Talk to each other? See Video

Started by Alicia Rose in Forest Health Apr 24. 0 Replies

Suzanne Simard: How trees talk to each other | TED TalkVideo for How trees communicate with each other▶ 18:19https://www.ted.com/.../suzanne_simard_how_trees_talk_to_each_…Continue

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