COVID Resource Updates and Sugarbush Management Videos

New COVID Resources

UPDATE on the Enhanced Agri-food Workplace Protection Program – the deadline to submit eligible expenses has been extended to March 12, 2021.

Click to go to the new COVID Resources page, which is chock full of videos and funding opportunities.

Video Tutorials

The most important thing is the long-term health of your sugar bush, orchard, or plantation. Luckily, the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ Association has produced several excellent videos.

So, as the influencers say, Click, Like and Share!

Sugar Bush Management Tutorial

Learn how to:
-identify vigorous trees
-identify trees that can be removed
-minimize damage when thinning
-minimize equipment damage

Afforestation/Thinning Tutorial

Learn about:
-what afforestation is
-when to thin
-deciding which trees to thin
-effects of thinning

Plantation Development and Management

Learn how to:
-set up a plantation step-by-step
-identify saplings that will grow into a good sugaring tree
-manage pests
-prune trees
-deal with double stems

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