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 Our Mission:

Pure maple syrup is a traditional natural product unique to North America. The Cornell Sugar Maple Program exists to improve the production and use of maple products by working with producers, consumers, and others interested in this fascinating local product. This website supports that goal by providing:

  • Maple syrup production information for the general public, syrup producers of all skill levels and educators
  • Information on maple activities including workshops and conferences
  • Information on extension and research projects


Items of Interest:

Cornell Maple Camp 2018

July 24 through 27

Cornell University’s Uihlein Maple Teaching and Research Forest

Lake Placid, NY

The Cornell Maple Program is once again pleased to offer Cornell Maple Camp.  This comprehensive educational program is designed for novice maple producers and intermediate level maple producers seeking to improve efficiency and profitability.  Topics covered during this 4-day program include:  sugarbush assessment and management, tubing installation, vacuum collection, reverse osmosis and evaporator operation, filtering and grading, value-added products, and more.  Click the link below to register now.

Maple Camp Online Registration

Check the Maple Program Calendar for more upcoming events in your region.


The Cornell Maple program has produced a series of videos covering a wide variety of maple related topics.  The videos can be accessed on YouTube by searching for Cornell Maple or by clicking here.

Maple Syrup Production for the Beginner by Stephen Childs and the Cornell Maple Program is now available on youtube.  This video series provides an overview of all aspects of maple syrup production.


Marketing Maple

The following video, produced by the Cornell Maple Program, provides an overview of marketing concepts useful for maple producers.

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