Happening September 7, 2023 – Space Limited,
Register Early for This In-Demand Training
July 25, 2023. The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) is collaborating with the International Maple Grading School and Quality Control Program to offer a full day of hands-on maple education for beginning and advanced maple producers. The highly-requested training combines science-based instruction with intensive hands-on activities on how to accurately grade maple syrup and other quality control measures. The program will be offered on September 7, 2023 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Lewis County Education Center, 7395 East Road, Lowville, New York.
The day-long program includes sessions on accurately grading maple syrup, the chemistry of the different maple grade colors, standard flavors, the cause of off flavors and how to detect them, density and equipment, clarity and filtering, and food safety.
Pre-registration is required; space is limited. This special presentation of the International Maple Grading School and Quality Control Program is being offered for $20 per person with lunch and training materials included. This program typically costs $100 per person.
Register online at https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aaXyv0JOpJuGgse or to register by mail request the registration form from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Lewis County Executive Director Michele Ledoux at 315-376-5270, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for the Northern New York Agricultural Development Program is supported by the New York State Legislature through the New York State Assembly and administrated by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets. The results of recent NNYADP maple, beech, and birch syrup production research projects are posted at https://www.nnyagdev.org under the Maple tab.
The International Maple Grading School and Quality Control Program is supported by the International Maple Syrup Institute and the North American Maple Syrup Council.