Maple Business Short Courses (October-November)

UVM offers a variety of short courses each year. The Fall 2021 courses (Maple Business Planning and Maple Financial Planning) have concluded. Check back for upcoming programs scheduled for 2022. 

2021 Webinar Archive 

UVM maple specialists hosted a series of online webinars focused maple production, forestry practices and business management. Slides and recordings are posted below.


2020 Webinar Archive:

UVM maple specialists hosted a series of online webinars focused on business decision making and forestry practices. Slides and recorded sessions are posted below.

  • Sugarbush Rental Rates  Wednesday, August 5th; 7:00pm EST (slides; video)
  • Tapping Practices to Optimize Yield and Sustainability  Wednesday, August 19th; 7:00pm EST (video)
  • Sugarbush Leases and the Sugarhouse Lease  Wednesday, September 2nd; 7:00pm EST (slides; video)
  • Sap Yield and Tapping Stained Wood  Wednesday, September 16th; 7:00pm EST  (slides; video)
  • Fall Tapping and Tap Hole Longevity  Wednesday, September 30th; 7:00pm EST (video)
  • Forestry and Maple Panel Discussion  Wednesday, October 14th; 7:00pm EST (video)
  • Tubing Systems and Forest Management  Wednesday, October 28th; 7:00pm EST
  • Digital Entrepreneurship and Online Sales  Wednesday, November 4th; 7:00pm EST (slides; video)
  • Sap-Only Enterprises  Wednesday, November 11th; 7:00pm EST (slides; video)
  • Appraisal and Valuation of a Sugarbush  Wednesday, December 9th; 7:00pm EST (slides; video)