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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 Program Fall Open House at the Arnot Forest Sugarbush

10 am to 4 pm Saturday October 7TH

Are you interested in learning how maple syrup is made or curious about modern production methods?  If so, join us at the 1st annual Cornell Maple Program fall open house, and experience the fun and fascination surrounding this unique and delicious product.  This event will take place at Cornell’s research and production sugarbush in the Arnot Forest and will feature demonstrations, free samples, information on cutting edge maple research. Enjoy hiking along scenic Banfield Creek while experiencing brilliant fall foliage.  An assortment of pure maple syrup produced by Cornell’s research and extension specialists will be available for purchase.  Admission is free and open to all.  For more information click here.

Check the Maple Program Calendar for 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.



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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