maple syrup


Baskett Research Center Collects Maple Syrup Each Year

Volunteers tap more than 150 trees throughout the maple syrup season

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Baskett Research Center, near Ashland, spans nearly 2,300 acres and includes more than 80 species of…

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A Sweet Success

Baskett collected and boiled 200 gallons of sap this year

This is part two of a two-part story exploring the process of collecting sap and turning it into maple syrup at the Baskett Wildlife Research and Education Center near Ashland. Part one can be found by clicking here. Once the taps are set in the sugar maple trees, the sap flow is in Mother Nature’s hands. While the maple syrup season generally lasts from January to March in Missouri, the…

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A Sweet Opportunity

Volunteers tap around 100 maple trees for syrup

This is part one of a two-part story exploring the process of collecting sap and turning it into maple syrup at the Baskett Research Center near Ashland. Part two can be found by clicking here. The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Baskett Wildlife Research and Education Center, near Ashland, spans nearly 2,300 acres and includes more than 80 species of…

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