Do Not Use Isopropyl Alcohol as a Maple Sanitizer in the U.S.

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2013: $175,726.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2016
Grant Recipient: University of Vermont
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:
Dr. Timothy Perkins
University of Vermont
An on-going study by researchers at the University of Vermont and Cornell University has verified the effectiveness and net profit of each of the major ways of achieving good sanitization in maple operations.
T.D. Perkins, University of Vermont
A.K. van den Berg, University of Vermont
K. Hopkins, University of Maine
H. Marckres, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
S. Roberge, University of New Hampshire
S. Childs, Cornell University
G. Graham, Ohio State University
M. Farrell, Cornell University
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "Improving profits for maple producers through tubing sanitation"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.