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Beginning Maple Syrup Production

The process of making maple syrup on a small scale, from selecting trees to managing your sugar bush, and what to think about if you want to get bigger and turn it into a business.

Many forest landowners seek additional opportunities to generate income off their property, not tied to harvesting timber; others like to be self-sufficient and make use of the resource they have; other landowners are looking for family-centered hobbies making use of their forested resources. This webinar introduces the process of making maple syrup on a small scale, from selecting trees to managing your sugar bush, and what to think about if you want to get bigger and turn it into a business.

Speakers

Bob Hansen, Forest Resources and Maple Products Extension Educator, Penn State Cooperative Extension