The Vermont Maple Minute is a podcast hosted by Mark Isselhardt, University of Vermont Maple Specialist, Proctor Maple Research Center. You can browse through all of the Maple Minute podcasts, if you like, or you can listen to the podcasts as categorized playlists, by clicking the images below.

Sugarbush Health
Tree Health
Sugarbush Management
Sugarbush Pests
Sap - Syrup Production
Crop Reports
Maple Business


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Extension maple specialist Mark Isselhardt performs original research related to the production of maple syrup. His focus is on issues that are relevant to all producers regardless of the size of operation. Mark works with Vermont's maple producers, sharing research and information to help them ensure long-term tree health, improve management of their sugarbush and increase profitability through higher sap yield, syrup production efficiency and sales. In addition to conducting research and consulting with producers, he is involved in organizing educational meetings including the annual January Maple Conferences.