VT Governor Celebrates Proctor Maple Research Center 75th Anniversary

group of people in a sugarhouseEarlier this month, our Proctor Maple Research Center (PMRC) hosted Vermont Governor Phil Scott to tap the unofficial “first” maple tree at its facility along the western slope of Mt. Mansfield in Underhill. The event marked the start of maple season in Vermont and the 75th year of sugaring demonstration, research and outreach at PMRC.

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The 2021 Vermont Maple Conference

2021 Vermont Maple Conference

The University of Vermont Extension Maple program and the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association (VMSMA) were co-hosts for the 2021 Vermont Maple Conference, held on December 8 to 11, 2021. The conference offered a mix of online and in-person learning with 15 informative sessions led by maple industry experts, maple producers and researchers including many from UVM. Continue reading “The 2021 Vermont Maple Conference”