An October 7, 2016, New York Ag Connection article notes the recent designation of an honorary Maple Trail which includes the Maple Traditions Byway from Ogdensburg to Lowville and extension to Watertown in Northern New York.
The article notes a special honor for Haskell Yancey (in center at left), who serves on the steering committee of the farmer-driven Northern New York Agricultural Development Program, and his wife Jane (2nd from left). Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul presented a certificate of recognition to the long-time maple producers of Yancey’s Sugarbush in Croghan. Their operation is one of the oldest continuous maple businesses in the region.
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