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    UVM Maple Development Webinar Series Starts in August
    Mark Cannella

    University of Vermont maple specialists will host a series of online webinars focused on business decision making and forestry practices. Learn about the best practices to integrate business management and sugarbush management for a thriving maple enterprise that targets profits and forest health.

    Session information and registration is now available for sessions on August 5th, August 19th, September 2nd and September 16th. Watch our website for an updated schedule advertising webinar topics for October- December.

    Topics will include: sugarbush leases, rental rates, business planning, tapping practices to optimize yield, tapping red maples, business entity set-up, sap-only enterprises and more. Presenters will include: Abby van den Berg (Research Associate Professor), Mark Isselhardt (Maple Specialist), Mark Cannella (Extension Associate Professor), Chris Lindgren (Forest Business Coordinator), attorneys, foresters and industry specialists.

    Information and registration available at: https://www.uvm.edu/extension/agricu...pcoming-events
    Dr. Tim Perkins
    UVM Proctor Maple Research Ctr
    http://www.uvm.edu/~pmrc
    https://mapleresearch.org
    Timothy.Perkins@uvm.edu

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    A reminder that the first webinar in the UVM Maple Development Webinar Series starts tomorrow (Wed, August 5th) at 7pm. Register at: https://www.uvm.edu/extension/agricu...pcoming-events
    Dr. Tim Perkins
    UVM Proctor Maple Research Ctr
    http://www.uvm.edu/~pmrc
    https://mapleresearch.org
    Timothy.Perkins@uvm.edu

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    For those unable to attend past sessions of the UVM Maple Development Webinars, past sessions are now posted at: https://www.uvm.edu/extension/agricu...pcoming-events

    Topics are: Sugarbush Rental Rates, Sustainable Tapping, Sugarbush Leases, Tapping into Stained wood, Fall Tapping and Forestry and Maple discussion.

    If you haven't visited the site previously, you will have to fill out a very short survey to get access. Go to "Upcoming Events" on the right side of the page (just above the photo) to reach the recordings if the link doesn't take you right there.

    While you're there, check out the other resources and more upcoming events.
    Dr. Tim Perkins
    UVM Proctor Maple Research Ctr
    http://www.uvm.edu/~pmrc
    https://mapleresearch.org
    Timothy.Perkins@uvm.edu

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    Online Courses in Maple Business and Financial Planning
    Last chance to register! Registration deadline is October 28th!

    University of Vermont Extension Maple Business will offer two short-form online courses this November. Maple Business Planning and Maple Financial Planning will provide current and prospective maple business owners with training on business management concepts and opportunities to apply new skills to their own business decisions. For each course, choose between registering for a daytime or evening schedule.

    Maple Business Planning This four-session course will guide participants through key aspects of preparing a business plan. Each session will review concepts in strategic planning, analyzing risks, marketing and planning improvements. Students will prepare sections of their own plan over the four-week timeframe of the course. https://blog.uvm.edu/farmvia/files/2...es_Nov2020.pdf

    Maple Financial Planning This three-session class will guide participants through the theory and mechanics of basic financial planning. Topics will include cash flow, balance sheets, sales forecasting and cost-of-production. The goal of this course is to identify important numbers and where to find them in order to make powerful decisions for your business. https://blog.uvm.edu/farmvia/files/2...es_Nov2020.pdf

    Visit the Upcoming Events page at MapleManager.org to register! https://www.uvm.edu/extension/agricu...pcoming-events

    Maple Webinar Series Continues
    UVM maple specialists will also continue their series of online webinars focused on business decision-making and forestry practices.

    Schedule:
    • Tubing Systems and Forest Management Wednesday, October 28th 7:00 pm EST
    • Digital Entrepreneurship and Online Sales Wednesday, November 4th 7:00 pm EST
    • Sap-Only Enterprises Wednesday, November 11th 7:00 pm EST
    • Appraisal and Valuation of a Sugarbush Wednesday, December 9th 7:00 pm EST
    Presenters will include: Abby van den Berg (Research Associate Professor), Mark Isselhardt (Maple Specialist), Mark Cannella (Extension Associate Professor), Chris Lindgren (Forest Business Coordinator), attorneys, foresters and industry specialists.


    Visit the Upcoming Events page at MapleManager.org to register! https://www.uvm.edu/extension/agricu...pcoming-events

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    UVM Extension Agricultural Business engages with farm, forest and maple enterprises using valuable planning and educational resources to promote a strong agricultural economy.

    Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. University of Vermont Extension, Burlington, Vermont. University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.
    Dr. Tim Perkins
    UVM Proctor Maple Research Ctr
    http://www.uvm.edu/~pmrc
    https://mapleresearch.org
    Timothy.Perkins@uvm.edu

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