Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 8:00am
Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School, 5275 NY-31, Verona, NY 13478
The New York State Maple Producers Winter Conference will take place on Friday January 5th through Saturday January 6th at the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School (VVS) in Verona, NY. This producer-focused conference will include practical and hands-on sessions on a wide variety of maple related topics. The conference is open to the general public, as well as maple producers, and is geared to all levels of sugar makers.
Friday evening program will feature two great options starting at 5:30. One option is a show and tell on making maple cream on various kinds of equipment and comparing the results. The second will feature Brad Gillian, president of Leader Evaporator, explaining the IMSI social media initiative and its power to enhance maple marketing. Right after these two concurrent sessions the VVS FFA will host the seventh annual maple conference auction. This auction gets bigger and better each year, come prepared to buy and sell.
Saturday’s program includes numerous sessions with North America’s leading maple experts. A large maple trade show will be held in the gymnasium beginning at 8:00 AM Saturday.
For registration information, follow the links below:
For additional information contact V.V.S. FFA advisor Keith Schiebel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration forms are be available at the New York State Maple Producers Website: www.nysmaple.com or the Cornell Maple Program website: www.cornellmaple.com.