Maple Syrup Producers to Hold Winter Institute
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 01/05/2011
The Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producers Association is holding its annual winter institute this month to update members and producers about new trends and issues facing their industry. The full day forum is
being planned for January 15 at the American Legion in Neillsville.
This year's speakers include Lloyd Franz, who will talk about program grants and loans. Steve Anderson will discuss Proposed IMSI Standard Maple Grades. And Joe Polak will touch on the Research Fund
and the Research Alliance Program. There will also be an update from Erin Nutter from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture on sanitation rules and regulations in sugar houses and licensing your maple
products for all maple producers.
Lunch will be at noon and the cost will be $16.00 per person. This fee will also cover the tax and gratuity. After lunch will be the Maple Queen Coronation, followed by round table discussions.
For more information about the winter institute meeting or to register, call 715-447-5758.