Hello all, the 2nd Annual Kentucky Virginia Maple Syrup School will be held on December 9th at the Letcher County Extension Service office in Whitesburg, KY. Last year's event was well attended and we look forward to an even better School this year. At this time, we have Leader Evaporator confirmed as a vendor. I've placed the agenda and information below. For questions or to pre-register, contact Shad Baker at the Letcher County Extension Service office (606) 633-2362 or sbaker@uky.edu.

2017 Kentucky-Virginia Maple Syrup School
December 9, 2017
Letcher County Extension Service Office
478 Extension Drive, Whitesburg, KY 41858

Registration fee: $15.00


7:00 Doors Open
7:30 Registration and Pancake Breakfast
9:00 Welcome
9:15 AM Breakout Sessions
Small Backyard Operations
Beyond the Bucket: Maple Line Options
10:00 Break
10:15 Basic Regulatory Guidelines
10:45 Value Added Maple Products
11:35 Vendor Visits
12:00 Lunch

12:45 PM Breakout Sessions
Grading, Filtering and Finishing / Bacteria and Production
Forest Stewardship Plans and Cost Share
Managing the Sugar Bush

1:30 Repeat of above sessions

2:15 Vacuums and Reverse Osmosis
2:35 Marketing Options
3:00 Roundtable Question and Answer
3:30 Adjourn

3:30 Meeting of the Kentucky Maple Syrup Association

Vendors: Leader Evaporator