Fall Maple School 2020

Lewis County Education Center, 7395 East Road, Lowville, NY

Maple School

This year's Fall Maple School is being held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at the Lewis County Education Center (7395 East Road, Lowville, NY)

Registration and payment required by September 30th. Please make checks payable to "CCE Lewis County"


1A Optimizing Syrup Quality and Flavor - Aaron Wightman

This session will focus on best practices to avoid off-flavors and strategies to boost the flavor of your syrup. We will also discuss the potential of strong-flavored syrups in value-added products.

1B Re-tapping and Timing of Tapping - Adam Wild

This session will cover latest research on re-tapping your maple trees during the season to maximize production and how timing of tapping influences yields.

2A Tubing Updates - Aaron Wightman

This session will discuss the latest research for maximizing taphole productivity and potential options for addressing production loss in old 3/16” lateral lines.

2B Beginner Tubing Installation - Adam Wild

Looking to upgrade from buckets to tubing or add vacuum? This session will cover basic tubing design and installation for both gravity and vacuum systems.

3 Boiling 101 - Bruce Gillilan

You may attend a total of three workshops for the day. You can pick your three classes on Saturday morning.


Water, snacks and materials are included. Due to the COVID19 restrictions we are unable to provide coffee or lunch. Participants will have a 45 minute break for lunch.

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic all information is subject to change for the health, safety, and well-being of our community.


Michele Ledoux
Executive Director
(315) 376-5270

Last updated September 15, 2020