Northeast Dairy Innovation Center and Maple Sugaring

In Vermont Viewpoint by WDEV Radio

The USDA has three Dairy Business Innovation Centers across the country. The one that serves all of the Northeast is based in Vermont. We’ll learn what the center is and the many projects it has going on or is about to launch. Next, we stop in Brandon to meet the owners of Swan & Stone Millinery, makers of fashionable and funky hats. And they’ve recently sent one of their designs off to Vice President Kamala Harris. It’s all things Maple with Mark Isselhardt, the UVM Extension Maple Specialist and host of the Vermont Maple Minute. We’ll learn how to sugar, the importance of forestry practices, what it to takes to do backyard sugaring and how to grade your syrup.

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