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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


    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.
    Friday, March 9, 12 p.m.
    Maple Acres
    49 Searles Rd.
    Granville, NY 12832
    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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