Maple Syrup Production

Mar 16, 2017

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What is the status of Maine's maple syrup industry? How is the quality and volume of syrup from our state, and are changes in climate affecting the outlook for the future? How are producers adjusting their techniques and plans? And how is Maine's maple syrup viewed by the rest of the world?

Guests:  Kathryn Hopkins, Extension Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Lyle Merrifield, maple syrup producer and the president of the Maine Maple Producers

  Gary Keogh, State Statistician for New England, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

Timothy Perkins, Research Professor & Director, University of Vermont Proctor Maple Research Center

Watch this Maine Public "Out & About" video about maple syrup production in Maine.