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Maple sugaring with vacuum pumping during the fall seasonAuthor(s): H. Clay Smith; Alan G., Jr. Snow
Source: Research Note NE-134. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionVacuum pumping of sugar maple trees during the late fall and early winter months is not advisable in northern Vermont. However, fall pumping may be profitable in other areas of the sugar maple range. It is recommended that the weather pattern in a given locale be observed; and if conditions are favorable, vacuum pumping should be tried on a small scale before attempting a larger operation.
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CitationSmith, H. Clay; Snow, Alan G., Jr. 1971. Maple sugaring with vacuum pumping during the fall season. Research Note NE-134. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
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