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Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report, June 4, 2018

The following pest management report is provided by Jennifer Llewellyn, Tree Nursery and Landscape Specialist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.  Jennifer’s primary focus is on insect pest and disease management of conifer and deciduous trees and … Continue reading

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The Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report, May 4, 2018

The 2018 maple syrup production season is completed now in Ontario and producers are busy cleaning sap tubing and processing equipment.  Ontario producers are reminded to please complete the Maple Production Survey that is organized and distributed by the Ontario … Continue reading

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Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report, April 19, 2018

The weather has been harsh on sugar bushes in Ontario over the past two weeks. From high wind to ice storm – buds, twigs, branches and anchoring roots have been tested for their strength and resilience.  Fortunately, this time of … Continue reading

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Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report for April 6, 2018

In earliest regions of southwestern Ontario, the maple syrup production season will draw to a close soon.  Unseasonably cold weather has helped to slow bud development and prolong sap flow over the previous two weeks, however the increasing day length … Continue reading

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Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report for March 23, 2018

Maple syrup production for the past two weeks The 2018 maple syrup season has been progressing steadily forward in southern regions of the province over the past two weeks.  From southwestern Ontario over to Ottawa and the eastern counties, sap flow … Continue reading

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Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report, March 9, 2018

The 2018 maple syrup season is underway across much of southern Ontario, while northern producers are prepared and ready for sap harvest.  Syrup producers in the south have had several good sap runs during the end of February and have … Continue reading

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Ontario Maple Syrup Production Report, February 28, 2018

The extended weather forecast predicts that thawing temperatures and sap flow conditions will continue for a few more days in many regions of the province, including northern regions.  Completion of tapping in sugar bushes will be a top priority for … Continue reading

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