ATTICA — The annual Western New York Maple School and Trade Show has been set for Dec. 4.
The show will starts 9 a.m. at Attica High School on 3338 East Main St. Face masks will be required.
A partial classroom instruction list includes:
n Maple syrup production for beginners.
n How sap moves in the tree.
n Sanitizing and cleaning maple equipment.
n Value added maple products.
n Reverse osmosis for beginners.
n Practical tubing installation.
The event is sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County, in conjunction with the Wyoming County Maple Producers Association and the Western New York Maple producers. It will be hosted by the Attica Central FFA.
New York state is one of the nation’s largest producers of maple sugar, maple syrup and related products.
Vendors are also wanted for the event.
Online registration is available at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/MapleSchool2021-2_256.
Contact Deb Welch at (585) 786-2251 or djw275@ cornell.edu for more information.