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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
   
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March 08, 2018

Media Advisory: State Agriculture Department Celebrates NYS Grown & Certified and Upcoming Maple Weekends with Ceremonial Tree Tapping Friday

WHAT:

    Representatives from the Department of Agriculture and Markets will join the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association and Maple Acres for a ceremonial maple tree tapping in celebration of the New York State Grown & Certified program and upcoming Maple Weekends.

    Maple Acres is a family-owned and operated maple sugaring business. They have been producing 100% pure maple syrup for five generations and recently joined the NYS Grown & Certified program.

    New York State ranks second in the nation in syrup production and generates an estimated economic impact of $141 million each year. Annual Maple Weekends are March 17-18 and March 24-25.
WHEN:
    Friday, March 9, 12 p.m.
WHERE:
    Maple Acres
    49 Searles Rd.
    Granville, NY 12832
WHO:
    Representatives from the State Department of Agriculture and Markets
    Elizabeth and Christopher Truso, owners of Maple Acres
    Representatives from the Upper Hudson Maple Producers Association


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