Media advance Extension maple syrup production webinar

The Associated PressMorning Ag, Turner PublishingWAGM (Channel 8 in Presque Isle), the Daily Bulldog and the Wiscasset Newspaper promoted the webinar “Backyard Sugaring: Maple Syrup 101,” scheduled for 9–11:30 a.m. Dec. 5.The online event is sponsored by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension and the Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Association. Webinar topics include identifying and tapping trees, collecting and boiling sap, and filtering, grading and canning syrup. More information about the event is online. U.S. News and World Report and WGME (Channel 13 in Portland) shared the AP story.