The Snow is falling in Geauga County and we are guaranteed a White Christmas. In a few short weeks we will once again be in the woods do in what we love the most. In the mean time take time to enjoy the holiday with friends and family. Here is a special holiday thank you to everyone who has taken the time to view the Ohio Maple Blog over the last year. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Les Ober OSU Extension Geauga County.
One of the most popular fact sheets on the Ohio State University’s Ohioline has always been the Hobby Maple Syrup Production fact sheet. Ohioline is the source for all of the fact sheets published by OSU Extension and the College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. The Original fact sheet was written by OSU State Forestry and Maple Specialist Dr. Randall Hiligmann emeritus. That fact sheet has served as a guide for thousands of new aspiring maple producers. Anyone who has made maple syrup in the backyard knows that it is truly something that the whole family can enjoy. At the end of the season you are left with some fond memories and a container of maple syrup that the entire family can enjoy. It may not be the best maple syrup you have ever tasted but it is your maple syrup. That is what makes this hobby and the publication popular.
It has been an honor to work with co-author, OSU Forestry Specialist Kathy Smith to bring you an updated version of the Hobby Maple Syrup Production fact sheet. You can download a copy of the new fact sheet at : Hobby Maple Syrup Production
I hope you enjoy this publication and find it useful and may your upcoming maple season be long and sweet.
Les Ober Geauga County OSU Extension