LOWVILLE, N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County is offering a “Beginner Maple School” Workshop on Friday, January 17, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The workshop will be held at the International Maple Museum Centre, 9756 State Rte. 812 (Main St.), Croghan, NY.
Stephen Childs, New York State Extension Maple 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. This workshop is aimed at the small/beginning maple producer and would be useful to the homeowner looking to tap a few trees in the backyard.
The fee is $5.00 per person, youth under 16 are free. To register or for additional information, contact Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315-376-5270 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address and phone number.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County
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