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    Default The schedule for the NYS winter maple conf.

    I finally got the schedule for presentations at the VVS maple conf for the Jan 5-6, 2018 conference:
    2018 Maple Conference Session Schedule
    Friday
    Room Topic Speaker
    Cafe Maple Cream Comparison Steve Childs, Cornell Maple Program
    LGI Tapping Into the Passion of Real Maple Brad Gillian, Leader Evaporator, IMSI
    Saturday
    SESSION I
    Room Topic Speaker
    Auditorium High Brix Concentration and Boiling Glenn Goodrich, Goodrich Maple Farms
    LGI

    Facebook: Know Who You are Talking To,
    Know Who is Listening Angela Swan, NYS Maple Weekend Coordinator

    Media Center Basic RO Management and Care Carl Lapierre, Lapierre
    Middle School Cafe Maple Sugar and Maple Donuts

    Scott StMarry, Cedar Brook Farm Maple
    Confections

    Mid School 11 Sugarhouse Tours & Tastings Missy Leab, Ioka Valley Farm
    Room 12 Maple Sap Fermentation and Distillation Chris Gerling, Cornell Food Science
    Room 13

    Small-scale Management in Your Sugarbush:
    Production and Safety Peter Smallidge, Cornell Extension Forester

    Room 14

    Interesting Maple History Your Customers
    May Find Interesting Don Moser, American Maple Museum

    Home Ec Room

    Grading Maple Syrup: Color, Density, Clarity
    and Flavor Les Ober, Ohio State

    Mid School 44

    Forest Tent Caterpillar: Managing and
    Monitoring Your Sugarbush to Minimize
    Impacts Mark Isselhardt, UVM

    Mid School 37

    How to Install Underground Tubing with
    Success Joel Boutin, Quebec

    SESSION II
    Room Topic Speaker
    Auditorium Best Practices for Using 3/16 Tubing Tim Wilmot, D&G
    LGI

    Tapping Below the Lateral Line – Should You
    or Shouldn’t You? Tim Perkins, UVM

    Media Center

    CDL Monitor System , (Woods, Sugarhouse,
    Pump Station, Remount Woods ) Kory Woods & Garth Atherton, CDL

    Middle School Cafe Maple Specialities

    Ruth Goodrich, Goodrich Maple Farm; Sarah
    Orban, Lapierre

    Mid School 11

    Tracking Down and Turning Around Conflicts
    for a Maple Business Chris Tauzel, NY Agriculture Mediation Program

    Room 12 Maple Flavors Mark Isselhardt, UVM

    Room 13

    Assessing the Value of Remote Sensing
    Capabilities for Maple Producers: From
    Satellites to Small Unmanned Aircraft
    Systems (UAS) Frank Padula, GeoThinkTank LLC

    Room 14

    Thriving or Surviving? Business Planning
    Strategy in 2018 Mark Cannella, University of Vermont

    Home Ec Room Maple Production for the Beginner Les Ober, Ohio State
    Mid School 44 Forest Tent Caterpillar Dylan Parry, ESF

    Mid School 37

    Correct Considerations for Sap Transfer
    Systems (Transfer Pumps, Extractors and
    Pipe Sizing) Steve Bedard, Lapierre Equipment

    Hallway

    Tips and Techniques for Producers
    Considering Maple Tubing Installation Aaron Wightman, Cornell Maple Program

    SESSION III
    Room Topic Speaker
    Auditorium Best Practices for Using 3/16 Tubing Tim Wilmot, D&G
    LGI

    What Influences Sap Yield and Sugar
    Content? Tim Perkins, UVM

    Media Center

    CDL Intelligent R/O , This Is a R/O in a
    Remote Location Other Than the
    Sugarhouse Nick Atherton, CDL

    Middle School Cafe Maple Cream for the Beginner Ruth Esther Delavan, Delavan Farms

    Mid School 11

    Connecting with the Cornell Food Venture
    Center: Food Safety and Regulatory
    Compliance for Value-Added Products Bruno Xavier, NYS Food Venture Center
    Room 12 RO Sanitation Jeff Faulks, Hydride Regional Manager
    Room 13

    Silvopasture to Enhance Maple Producer
    Revenues Brett Chedzoy, CCE Schyler County
    Room 14 Maple Financial Benchmarks 2013-Present Mark Cannella, University of Vermont
    Home Ec Room Maple Marshmallow Treats Stephen Childs, Cornell Maple Program
    Mid School 44

    Silvicultural Techniques for Regenerating
    Sugar Maple. Joe Orefice, Cornell Maple Program
    Mid School 37 Growing Shiitake Mushrooms for Profit Steve Gabriel, Cornell Small Farms Program

    Ag shop hallway

    Basic Sap House Setups and Considerations
    for the Beginner Tour and discussion of VVS Sugarhouse

    SESSION IV
    Room Topic Speaker
    Auditorium NY Certified Training

    David Campbell, Mapleland Farms,Stephen
    Childs, Cornell Maple Program

    LGI

    You’ve Made It, Now How Do You Sell It?
    Tips and Tricks for Retailing Emily Gierke, Riverside Maple Farms

    Media Center

    How to Use and Calibrate Measuring Tools
    for Sap and Maple Carl Lapierre, Lapierre

    Middle School Cafe

    Making Maple Confections Without Spending
    a lot on Equipment –Methods of Making by
    Hand Jake Moser, Moser Maple
    Mid School 11 Managing the Little RO Kevin Lawyer, Leader Evaporator
    Room 12 Organic Certification Lauren Lawrence, Baystate Organic Certifiers
    Room 13 Managing Invasive Plants in Your Sugarbush Peter Smallidge, Cornell Extension Forester

    Room 14

    Marketing- What Do You Want to Be When
    You Grow Up? Alternative Marketing
    Strategies for Value Added Maple Products Michele Ledoux, CCE Lewis County

    Home Ec Room Managing Your Filterpress

    Nick and Marty Wendel, Wendel's Maple and
    More

    Mid School 44

    Specialty Maple Lumber Field Identification
    and Production: Birdseye, Taphole, Spalted,
    Curly, and Ambrosia Joe Orefice, Cornell Maple Program

    Mid School 37

    How to Maintain Quality Sap in Underground
    Tubing Joel Boutin, Quebec


    If you prefer a copy of the notice I received, send me your email address, at dklish@earthlink.net
    I'll forward the email to you.
    Last edited by maple flats; 12-18-2017 at 01:12 PM.
    Dave Klish about 400 taps, down from much more. Retired from collecting and boiling in 2021. Mostly because of a bad hip.
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