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March 1, 2022 Maple Syrup Production Report

Sap Flow Overview Producers across southern Ontario are getting ready for this Sunday, which promises the first major sapflow weather of the season. The warm spell will extend as far north as the north shore of Lake Huron, but if … Continue reading

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CORRECTION: Upcoming Events

CORRECTION: First Nations Maple Syrup Seminar This is a repost of the previous blog post to correct a mistake in the programming. Please see updated agenda below. Mark your calendars! The Birch Island Maple Syrup Workshop has gone virtual. This … Continue reading

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Vermont Maple Conference Week

When: Dec 8, 2021 to Dec 10, 2021 Cost: Free! The Vermont Maple Conference Week (Wed, Dec 8 – Fri, Dec 10) hosted by the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association and UVM Extension has had to alter its structure due … Continue reading

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Cost-Share Funding Alert: Canadian Agricultural Partnership Intake is Open

(Adapted from ONFloriculture) Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) funding is open from now until 5pm on December 6, 2021. Some quick facts: CAP offers cost-share funding to support farmers, processors, and other businesses Cost-share percentages range from 35%-50% Depending on the … Continue reading

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Upcoming forest pest webinars

Happy November! It’s time to begin thinking about pest management for next year, especially for folks who struggled with LDD moth in 2020-2021. Here are some free webinars to keep you updated on the situation. LDD Moth Webinar: A review … Continue reading

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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and Online Workshops

Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) discovered in Ontario The hemlock woolly adelgid has been found in Fort Erie. If you are in this area, do not move hemlock or any type of firewood to prevent further spread. What is HWA? HHWA … Continue reading

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Updates from Around the Province

The bite of fall is in the air! Here is a collection of upcoming events, deadlines, and funding opportunities from around the province. Fall in Love with Maple Date: Sept. 25 to Oct. 3, 2021 The Ontario Maple Syrup Producers’ … Continue reading

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University of Vermont Maple Management Webinars

The University of Vermont’s maple team is running a series of free webinars every 2 weeks spanning from July-October 2021. Topics include:

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Gypsy Moth Webinar on June 10, 2021

The Forest Health Network and the Invasive Species Centre will be hosting a free Gypsy Moth webinar on Thursday June 10th, 2021 at 7pm. The purpose is to update woodlot owners and homeowners on the current status of the Gypsy … Continue reading

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Seeking Feedback on Black Ash Protection and Recovery

Most woodlot owners are familiar with the emerald ash borer (EAB). This invasive insect attacks all five species of ash present in Ontario, and has been shown to kill an estimated 97% of ash trees as they move through an … Continue reading

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