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2020

NYS Fair Grounds, Syracuse NY
Contact: cornellmaple.com
8am – 3pm. Gouverneur High School, Gouverneur, NY
Classes and Vendors. Registration opens at 8am.
International Maple Museum Centre, 9756 State Route 812, Croghan, NY
6:30-8:30pm. Basics for small and new maple producers. Instruction by Cornell University NYS Maple Specialist Stephen Childs. Cost: $5 includes refreshments and material. Youth 16 and younger: Free.
Pre-registration encouraged.
Contact: Michele Ledoux, 315-376-5270; mel14@cornell.edu
Cornell Cooperative Extension Lewis County
5274 Outer Stowe Street, P.O. Box 72, Lowville, New York 13367
www.ccelewis.org
International Maple Museum Centre, 9756 State Route 812, Croghan, NY
9am start/all day. Winter Maple School and NYS Grown and Certified Training. Topics include climate change/laws, maple tubing research, tapping for quality, and Uihlein Maple Research Forest updates. Cost: $15/person pre-registration, $25 at door. Youth 16 and younger: $5/child. Lunch included.
Registration: Michele Ledoux, 315-376-5270; mel14@cornell.edu
Cornell Cooperative Extension Lewis County
5274 Outer Stowe Street, P.O. Box 72, Lowville, New York 13367
www.ccelewis.org
Speakers: Abby van den Berg, Stephen Childs, Dan Milo, Gary Graham
Featured Topics: FSMA Implementation Update, Research on Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Syrup Flavor and Quality, Keys to High Yield Maple Production, Cornell Research Update, Maple Value Added Project
Find the Ohio Maple Days information pamphlet here.
 
Saturday, February 1, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Edith B. Ford Memorial Library’s Community Room, 7169 Main St, Ovid, NY 14521
 

Are you interested in tapping maple trees in the backyard or getting started in small-scale commercial maple syrup production?

Mr. Stephen Childs, New York State Extension Specialist in the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell University; will be the presenter. The workshop will cover a variety of aspects of maple syrup production including: why make maple syrup, tree identification, tree health, tapping, sap collection and handling, boiling, energy efficiency, finishing and grading syrup, canning, marketing and regulations. The program will be targeted for beginning and small scale maple producers as well as homeowners looking to tap a few trees in the backyard or someone wanting to start small-scale commercial maple production.

Fee

$15 per farm or family

Registration is required. Walk-ins may be turned away if registration has closed or maximum participants has been reached; so register early!

Make checks out to: Seneca CCE, and mail to: Main Street Shop Centre, Suite # 308, Waterloo, NY 13165

Register here:

https://pub.cce.cornell.edu/event_registration/main/events_landing.cfm?event=beginnermaple_245

Contact: Judy Wright, 315-539-9251 x109; jlw24@cornell.edu
Sr. Agriculture Economic Specialist, Seneca County CCE
308 Main Street Shop Centre, Waterloo, New York 13165
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM
Next Generation Maple Products, 6018 Wilbur Road, East Syracuse, NY 13057
 

Are you interested in maple syrup but don't know where to begin? Beginners and backyard sugar makers – this workshop is for you! The workshop will be presented by Steve Childs, Cornell Maple Specialist. He will share with you all you need to know to get started making maple syrup!

This workshop is indoors and light refreshments will be served.

Fee

$10 per person

payable at the door

Register here:

https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/OnondagaMaple2020_231

Contact: Kristina Ferrare, (315) 424-9485 x231; kaf226@cornell.edu
Forestry Program Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County
The Atrium, Suite 170, 100 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
 
Maple for Fun and Profit, Steve Childs: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
whole show: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse
 

The New York Farm Show is the leading farm show in the Northeast since 1985. The show hosts more than 400 exhibitors displaying the latest in farm equipment, tractors, combines and farm implements; seed and crop protection products; farm supplies and services, dairy and beef production, woodlot and related industry supplies.

Fee

Adult admission: $5 at the door (children 18 and under are free)

Pre-Registration

Tickets are available to you free from your Northeast Equipment Dealers or by writing to: New York Farm Show, P.O. Box 3470, Syracuse, NY 13220. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request received by February 15.

Contact: 315.457.8205; sgrigor@ne-equip.com

 

Past Events

2019

Contact: Deb Welch, 585-786-2251; djw275@cornell.edu
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County
401 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569
Contact: Ron Frisbee, 518-622-9820; frisbeer369@gmail.com
Agroforestry Resource Center, 6055 Route 23, Acra, NY 12405
Contact: Dwayne Hill, Shaver-Hill Farm
607-652-6792, dwayneandmarylee@yahoo.com
Duluth, Minnesota
Albion, PA
Attica, NY
Contact: Deb Welch, 585-786-2251; djw275@cornell.edu
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County
401 North Main Street, Warsaw, NY 14569
Contact: Kristina A. Ferrare, (315) 424-9485 ext. 231; kaf226@cornell.edu
Forestry Program Specialist
Cornell Cooperative Extension Onondaga County
The Atrium, Suite 170
100 South Salina Street, Syracuse, NY 13202
Tyrone Fire Hall, Tyrone, NY
Contact: Brett Chedzoy, (607) 535-7161, bjc226@cornell.edu
Sr. Resource Educator – Ag and Natural Resources
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, South Central NY Agriculural Team
Hoover Maple Supplies, (607) 522-4340
2355 Pulteney Rd., Branchport, NY 14418
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