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Sign up for Vermont Maple Conference Week 2020!

University of Vermont Extension, Addison County Maple Sugarmakers Association and Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association present the annual Vermont Maple Conferences. These educational meetings bring together maple producers, scientists, and natural resource professionals to share information and research.

Join us from Sun., Dec. 6 to Fri., Dec. 11 for this entirely virtual (and no-cost) program.  Session descriptions and registration details are in the recently distributed issue of "Maple Mainline."

Fall 2020 Maple Mainline


Prodeedings of the 2020 Vermont Maple Conference

Carbonetti Maple Forest Management (PDF)

Favro FSMA Preventive Controls and Maple Syrup Slides (PDF)

Proceedings of the 2019 Vermont Maple Conference

Proceedings of the 2018 Vermont Maple Conference

Proceedings of the 2017 Vermont Maple Conference

Listen to an Interview (audio, 11 minutes) with UVM Extension Maple Specialist Mark Isselhardt about the 2017 Vermont Maple Conferences

Michael LangePlenary Talk: Cultural Responses to Economic Change in the Maple Industry, (audio, 38 minutes), Michael Lange, Associate Professor at Champlain College


George Cook presentation slide thumbBeginning Sugarmaking: Trees, Taps, Tubing and Tanks, (pdf) George Cook, UVM Extension Maple Specialist


Managing sugarbush thumbManaging for a Healthy Sugarbush in a Changing Climate, (pdf) Jared Nunery and Nancy Patch, County Foresters, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation


Drought presentation thumbnailGrowth and Tree Rings: Responses of Northern Forests to Drought, (ppt) Heidi Asbjornsen and Matt Vadeboncoeur, University of New Hampshire


maple leaves on the groundMaple Industry Panel (audio, 54 minutes), Bruce Bascom (Bascom Maple Farm), Emma Marvin (Butternut Mountain Farm) Bradley Gillian (Leader Evaporator) and moderator Mark Isselhardt (UVM Extension)


Sugarbush valuation thumbWhat's a Sugarbush Worth?, (video) Robert Guay, Manager of Appraisal Services, Yankee Farm Credit

Proceedings of the 2016 Vermont Maple Conference


The 2016 International Maple Conference on 'Across The Fence'