HAMBURG, N.Y. — The 2019 New York State Maple Tour will be July 12-14, Friday through Sunday, hosted by the Western NY Maple Producers Association and centered at the Grange Building on the Erie County Fairground in Hamburg, NY. Maple operations in Erie and Wyoming County will be visited.
As a special feature of the 2019 NYS Maple Tour attendees can bring syrup samples for testing invert sugar levels and syrup density in brix. Syrup samples (¾ oz. will be plenty) should be brought to the tour registration table on Friday evening. If you make any crystalized maple value added products such as maple granulated sugar, maple candy, maple cream or maple coated nuts this testing for Invert and Density and be valuable information or serve as a comparison with tests you may have been conducting. Also, Bourbon Syrup can be tested for the alcohol percent. This testing is possible because of a grant from the Genesee Valley Regional Market Authority and WNY Maple Producers. Results will be returned to you at the banquet on Saturday night.
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