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Maple Syrup Production

Best Practices

  •  managing your sugarbush 

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One of Ohio State Extension's most popular extension fact sheet

Hobby Maple Syrup Production Fact Sheet 

Ohio State Extension Les Ober, CCA explains how becoming familiar with growing degree days (GDDs) and visually tracking bud progression relative to your tree’s sap production can help you better anticipate when the end of the season is near. 

Maple Buds and the Story They Tell

Standards on maple equipment intended for the production of maple syrup

Collection and storage of maple sap concentration by reverse osmosis evaporation conditioning and storage of syrup. Access the Links below: Microsoft Word - Standard on maple equipment - LMEA.doc (indianamaplesyrup.org)

Resources for foresters, landowners, and businesses. Access the Links below: Maple Management | (uvm.edu) 

Maple Climate Network Pulbic Dashboard

Welcome to the public dashboard of the Maple Climate Network, hosted by the Cornell Maple Project: Cornell - Public Dashboard - Grafana (cornellsaprun.com)

  • from sap to syrup

Learn about the common culprits that lead to off-flavors in syrup and how to combat buddy and sour saps from Ohio State Extension and Certified Crop Adviser Les Ober.

Syrup Off flavors souring your Mood?

General Overview

Detailed standards, Inspection Instructions & Other Resources (pdf). Click here

USda Maple Syrup Standards & Grades

Why They Don’t Make Grade B Maple Syrup Anymore  (video)
Maple Syrup Nutrition Profile
Maple syrup -- local food made in small batches at thousands of maple farms: Maple Syrup Nutrition Profile - International Maple Syrup Institute 
Product Development and Research

New product development at cornell. Access the Link below: Product Development and Research | Cornell Maple Program

Sweet Talk Maple Podcast 

The Cornell Maple Program podcast, Sweet Talk: All Things Maple, is now live across all major listening platforms. Access the Links below to listen on your favorite server, or listen on this web page below: Sweet Talk Maple Podcast | Cornell Maple Program

Bird friendly

Bird-Friendly Maple 

A collaborative conservation project that aims to sweeten sugarbush habitat for songbirds. Learn more by accessing the following link: Bird-Friendly Maple | Audubon New York

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Forestry for the Birds

Pocket Guide for Landowners in Indiana and the Central Hardwoods Region Forestry for the Birds (nature.org)

Maple Syrup associations

Resources

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Learn about the common culprits that lead to off-flavors in syrup and how to combat buddy and sour saps from Ohio State Extension and Certified Crop Adviser Les Ober.

Indiana Maple syrup Association (Imsa)

The International Maple Syrup Institute’s (IMSI) purpose is to act on behalf of the maple industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the industry.

International Maple Syrup Institute (ImSi)

Founded in 1893, VMSMA is one of the oldest farmer's associations in the US. Jobs in Maple - Vermont Maple Sugar Makers

Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association (Vmsma)

Ohio Maple Producers Association (Ompa)

Serves all of Ohio's Maple Industry. We help you sell maple products while promoting the industry and Ohio's maple heritage. Ohio Maple Producers Association

Michigan Maple Syrup Association  (MmSa)

The Michigan Maple Syrup Association invites you to explore and enjoy this tasty pure Michigan treat! Discover how Michigan's early inhabitants made maple syrup. MMSA (michiganmaple.org)

The Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producer's Association is dedicated to improving the ability of its members to produce & market the finest pure maple syrup in North America. Jarabe de arce puro - Asociación de Productores de Jarabe de Arce de Wisconsin (wismaple.org)

Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producer's Association (Wmspa)

North American Maple Syrup Council (Namsc)

The North American Maple Syrup Council, Inc. (NAMSC) is an international network of associations representing 15 commercial maple producing provinces and states within North America. Access the Link below: NAMSC – North American Maple Syrup Council

Marketing Maple Syrup 

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Produced in collaboration between Ohio State's School of Environment and Natural Resources (CFAES), Future Generations University in West Virginia, and Penn State University. Accessing New Markets in this Time of Uncertainty: A Free Webinar for Maple Producers (PART 1) - YouTube

Webinar: Accessing New Maple Markets in this Time of Uncertainty (Part 1)

Produced in collaboration between Ohio State's School of Environment and Natural Resources (CFAES), Future Generations University in West Virginia, and Penn State University. Accessing New Markets in this Time of Uncertainty: A Free Webinar for Maple Producers (PART 2) - YouTube

Webinar: Accessing New Maple Markets in this Time of Uncertainty (Part 2)

MapleMAPS is an interactive website based on data from a comprehensive survey of adult US household consumers designed and developed by the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at the University of Southern Maine (USM) and Atlantic Corporation. MapleMAPS

Maple Market Assessment and Planning System (MapleMaps)