Search for Scientific Director to Lead World-Class Maple Research

The Proctor Maple Research Center sugarhouse with a colorful fall forest behind it.
Proctor Maple Research Center’s Sumner Williams Sugarhouse.

The University of Vermont Proctor Maple Research Center (PMRC) is an internationally known hub of basic and applied research, demonstration, and education that supports the maple industry.

Established in 1946, PMRC is a field station with modern laboratory facilities, a state-of-the-art sugarhouse, and surrounded by two major stands of sugarwoods at the base of Vermont’s tallest mountain. For over 75 years, scientists and specialists have contributed practical and scholarly knowledge in areas such as tree biology, tap, tubing and evaporator technology, sap yield influences, equipment sanitation, sugarbush management, and the effects of climate change. Continue reading “Search for Scientific Director to Lead World-Class Maple Research”

Proctor Center, Director Recognized for Contributions to Maple Syrup Research

Several maple trees are being tapped for sap during late winter, with snow on the group and tubing attached to many trees.

The UVM Proctor Maple Research Center (PMRC) was awarded the Richard G. Haas Distinguished Service Award from the North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC), in recognition of 75 years of demonstration and outreach in support of the North American maple industry. The award was announced in October, 2022, at the NAMSC annual conference held in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Continue reading “Proctor Center, Director Recognized for Contributions to Maple Syrup Research”