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Tree Saps & Syrups (Maple, Walnut, Birch)

The Cornell Sugar Maple Program web site provides maple syrup production information for people with varied syrup knowledge, activities and information for students and teachers, and extension research project information.




Assessing the Potential of a Site for Maple Sap Collection offers a guide to seeing if your woods is viable for maple syrup production.

Image result for sugarmakers companion The Sugarmakers Companion, written by Michael Farrell, (formerly of Cornell) contains extensive information on how to develop an efficient, profitable, and enjoyable sugaring operation. Michael Farrell documents the untapped potential of American forests and shows how sugaring can turn a substantial profit for farmers while providing tremendous enjoyment and satisfaction. This book is available through Chelsea Green Publishing. http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/the_sugarmakers_companion:paperback.




Key Contacts:

Steve Childs, State Maple Specialist, slc18@cornell.edu

Joe Orefice, Director of Uihlein Maple Center, jno37@cornell.edu