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The sugarmaker's companion : an integrated approach to producing syrup from maple, birch, and walnut trees / by Michael Farrell.

by Farrell, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Pub., 2013Description: x, 327 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781603583978 (pbk.); 1603583971 (pbk.); 9781603583985 (ebook); 160358398X (ebook).Subject(s): Sugar maple -- Tapping | Maple sugar | Maple syrupDDC classification: 633.6/4
Contents:
Why maple matters: the case for increasing production and consumption -- Of pure maple products -- Is sugaring for you? -- Sugarhouse design and construction -- An untapped resource: the sap-producing trees of North America -- Gathering sap: cost-effective collection techniques to enhance your operation -- From sap to syrup: processing techniques that will save you time money, fuel, and frustration -- Registering and certifying your sugaring operation -- Expanding your business through buying sap and leasing taps -- Community sugaring: growing your operation with community involvement -- Where the money is: marketing your pure maple products -- Value-added products: the path to profitability -- Tree sap: nature's energy drink -- Managing your sugarbush for optimum sap production -- Other non-timber forest products from your land -- Syrup or sawtimber production: determining the most profitable use for maple, birch, and walnut trees -- Sugaring in a changing climate -- Further resources for sugarmakers.
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Lending Books Tall Shelves QK98.5.A1 F27 2013 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Why maple matters: the case for increasing production and consumption -- Of pure maple products -- Is sugaring for you? -- Sugarhouse design and construction -- An untapped resource: the sap-producing trees of North America -- Gathering sap: cost-effective collection techniques to enhance your operation -- From sap to syrup: processing techniques that will save you time money, fuel, and frustration -- Registering and certifying your sugaring operation -- Expanding your business through buying sap and leasing taps -- Community sugaring: growing your operation with community involvement -- Where the money is: marketing your pure maple products -- Value-added products: the path to profitability -- Tree sap: nature's energy drink -- Managing your sugarbush for optimum sap production -- Other non-timber forest products from your land -- Syrup or sawtimber production: determining the most profitable use for maple, birch, and walnut trees -- Sugaring in a changing climate -- Further resources for sugarmakers.

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