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2018 New York State Maple Conference

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:

2018 Maple Conference Information

2018 Maple Conference Registration Form

2018 Maple Conference Session Schedule

For additional information contact V.V.S. FFA advisor Keith Schiebel at Registration forms are be available at the New York State Maple Producers Website: or the Cornell Maple Program website:

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Small Farms Program



Full Conference: $50

Small Farms Program: Central NY
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Keith Schiebel

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