Registration is sneaking up for the Friday & Saturday festivities surrounding Ohio Maple Days.
In order of their occurrence, Mark Cannella is hosting a maple business workshop representing by University of Vermont on Friday, December 9th. Mark is offering this half day workshop with a focus on strategic planning, marketing and managing finances toward profitability. Participants are encouraged to bring any business records and information of their own to apply during the workshop. There are 4 SAF category 1 continuing education credits offered for the day. Space is limited and seats are running out – register now!
Friday evening, you do not want to miss out on the One Sweet Gathering fundraising banquet thrown by the Ohio Maple Producers Association. Register here!
And of course the main event on December 10th, Saturday for Ohio Maple Days. We will meet again at Ashland University’s John C. Meyer Convocation Center for a jam-packed program on all things maple. Updates on red maple research from both Ohio State’s Gabe Karns and the University of Vermont’s Proctor Maple Research Center’s Abby van den Berg. Add to this other talks on reverse osmosis, marketing and insects impacting maple trees. A maple themed lunch and a vendor room that features a variety of maple equipment dealers, consulting foresters and other associated equipment help round out the day. There are also SAF continuing education credits available for the program. Registration here.