Tim Wilmot, researcher for Dominion & Grimm leads a demonstration on 3/16ths tubing at The Maple News sugarhouse in Hebron, N.Y. on July 17. (Annabel Gregg photo)
Dr. Timothy Perkins, along with researcher Abby van den Berg, at work in the UVM Proctor Center sugarhouse in Underhill Center, Vt. where many innovations have taken place over the past two years.
Glossy buckthorn typically is found on moist soils. It lacks the thorn and toothed leaf margin of common buckthorn. The bud, foliage and habitat are similar to true alder and care should be used to avoid confusing these species. Both invasives have dark-c
The FDA is requiring sugarmakers who sell more than 50 percent of their crop wholesale to register with the agency by Sept. 17 and comply with Current Good Safety Practices.