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Study examines how maple trees fare tapping


copyright the Chronicle June 14, 2017   by Tena Starr   The Proctor Maple Research Center in Underhill has launched a first-of-its kind study. It’s looking at the long-term effects of tapping a maple tree. Like others, Derby sugarmaker Steve Wheeler said he wa... More »


Researchers extract sap from maple saplings


by Tena Starr copyright the Chronicle 11-27-2013 Researchers at the Proctor Maple Research Center have stumbled onto a new way of sugaring that could revolutionize the most rapidly growing agricultural industry in Vermont. Instead of getting 100 taps per acre,... More »