Maine Maple Syrup & Sugaring

Mar 20, 2014

Maine Maple Syrup & Sugaring

  Tree tapping and syrup making, it's a conversation about all things maple syrup. Learn why Maine is a leader in maple syrup production. And how this year's long, unusually cold winter is affecting the flow of sap. Learn how to tap your own trees and make your own syrup. Just in time for Maine Maple Sunday.

Host Keith Shortall speaks with:

Kathryn Hopkins, Maple Syrup Expert and Extension Professor, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Doug Wynott, author, latest book is "The Sugar Season - A Year in the Life of Maple Syrup and One Family's Quest for the Sweetest Harvest"

Mike Farrell, director of Cornell's maple research field station near Lake Placid and author of The Sugarmaker's Companion.