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The cost of maple sugaring in VermontAuthor(s): Paul E. Sendak; John P. Bennink; John P. Bennink
Source: Res. Pap. NE-565. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionAn annual maple syrup production cost series was developed for the period 1972 to 1984. Comparisons were made between plastic tubing and metal bucket technology and wood- and oil-fired evaporation. The effects of sap- sugar content and size of operation were examined together with the relationships among major cost items. The information will be useful to maple syrup producers and lenders needing financial analyses, equipment developers and manufacturers, and public policy analysts and planners.
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CitationSendak, Paul E.; Bennink, John P. 1985. The cost of maple sugaring in Vermont. Res. Pap. NE-565. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
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