The Program is Available for the 2011 New York State Maple Producers Winter Conference

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January 7th and 8th, 2011

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The full schedule of Saturday maple workshops along with descriptions is now available. The 2011 Maple Conference will be held in the same great location, the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School in Verona, New York on Friday evening January 7th and all day Saturday, January 8th. This central location provides plenty of meeting space for over 30 different training sessions as well as the best Maple Trade Show anywhere on earth.

The conference kicks off Friday evening with the Maple Trade Show open from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM, your choice of speakers at 7:00 PM followed directly by the second annual auction of maple equipment and supplies. The full Saturday schedule is listed below. It starts at 9:00 AM with lots of trade show time allotted.

Advanced registration is $13 for Friday night only, $25 for Saturday only, or $34 for both Friday and Saturday, due December 15th. At the door registration cost for Friday is $15 Saturday $30. Registration includes admittance to trade show, all workshops, light meal Friday evening, Saturday continental breakfast, and all-you-can-eat luncheon buffet. It all happens at the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill (V.V.S.) High School, Verona, New York, the conference is sponsored by the V.V.S. FFA, New York State Maple Producers Association, Cornell Maple Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension. The V.V.S. High School is located between Utica and Syracuse, New York on State Route 31 just two minutes from NYS Thruway Exit 33. For additional information contact V.V.S. FFA advisor Keith Schiebel at Registration forms are available at the New York State Maple Producers Website: or the Cornell Maple Program website: To register maple items for the auction, write out a description of the equipment and return to Keith by December 17th. Information on auction items will be made available via email request after December 28th. Auction service fee will be 10% of auction price paid by the seller.