maple trees

A Sweet Opportunity

Volunteers tap around 100 maple trees for syrup

This is part one of a three-part series exploring the process of collecting sap and turning it into maple syrup at the Baskett Research Center near Ashland.  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 trees. Included in that expansive forest are numerous…

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