Researchers at the UVM Proctor Maple Research Center are working on a prototype spout and stubby combination designed to separate the sap from the gases released by the tree in order to maintain a high level of vacuum at the taphole. [ MORE ]
To Tim Perkins, maple tapping is kind of like taking out a loan.
You can opt for high yield now on smaller trees and wind up paying high “interest rates” or adopt more sustainable practices with a tree’s long-term health in mind that will keep it productive and profitable for decades to come. [ MORE ]
Mark Isselhardt appointed to position of University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Maple Specialist.
Mark will be based at the UVM Proctor Maple Research Center in Underhill Center, where he has been employed for the past 12 years, first as a maple research technician and for the last three as a research specialist. [ MORE ]