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Join us for a day of interactive maple education for all sizes of producers!

2013 Addison County Maple Seminar

Saturday, January 12

Middlebury Union High School (off Court Street), Middlebury, VT
Registration begins at 7:30 am • Sessions begin at 9:15 am
Morning coffee, tea and maple cream doughnuts will be served

Learn to Make Better Maple Syrup! Talk with Experts!
Keep up with Trends! Share experiences! See new technology!


Early registration fee by December 29:
$45 per person (includes hearty lunch)
$25 per person (no lunch)

At the door:
$50 per person (includes hearty lunch)
$30 per person (no lunch)


8:00-8:45Registration, Coffee and Doughnuts
9:00-10:15Welcome (in Auditorium)
State of Industry Discussion
Quality Control and Safety Presentation
10:30-11:45Session I
11:45-1:30Lunch and Trade Show
1:30-2:45Session II
3:00-4:15Session III
4:15Have a Save Trip Home

Working Session Topics and Presenters

Sugarhouse and Operation CertificationTim Wilmot, Proctor Ctr. and
Henry Marckers, VT Agency of Ag.
Effective Tubing Design and Set-UpJR Sloan
New insights into R/O set-upNick Atherton, CDL
Proposed Grading SystemHenry Marckers,
VT Agency of Agriculture
"Game of Logging"Al Sands,
Northeast Woodland Training
Sugarhouse DesignGeorge Cook, UVM Extension
Moderator of Roundtable Discussion
Filtering for a Good ProductGlen Goodrich
Moving Sap:
Ladders, Spiders, Lifters and More
Roundtable discussion
Spout Technology: Hands on ExperienceGlen Goodrich
Predicting Sap FlowUVM Proctor
Maple Research Center Staff
Beginning SugarmakersBill Scott
FFA emeritus
Vacuum SystemsTBA
Woods/Forest ManagementTBA