Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2013: $175,726.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2016
Grant Recipient: University of Vermont
Dr. Timothy Perkins
University of Vermont
Annual spout replacement, the use of Check-valve adapters or spouts, and/or periodic replacement of droplines all result in reduced microbial levels within tapholes, better sap volumes produced in the latter half of each season, and increased total sap yields.
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Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
This product is associated with the project "Improving profits for maple producers through tubing sanitation"