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possibilities of a maple sugar industry in western North Carolina

W. W. Ashe

possibilities of a maple sugar industry in western North Carolina

by W. W. Ashe

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Published by M. I. and J. C. Stewart, public printers and binders in Winston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maple sugar.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Willard Ashe, assistant in forestry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD397.M3 A8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL250416M
    LC Control Numbergs 05000248
    OCLC/WorldCa1394275

    Maple Decline Project, now named the North American Maple Project (NAMP), was formed out of concern for an apparent regional decline in sugar maple health. A number of biotic (pests, pathogens) and abiotic (acid rain, soil depletion) stresses are of concern. The primary biotic stressors include Pear Thrips, which had a significant outbreak in File Size: KB. The Sugar Maple is native of North America, inhabiting hardwood forests stretching from Nova Scotia to Minnesota and as far south as Georgia. The Sugar Maple thrives in the cool, damp climate typically found in the lake states. Life History: The Sugar Maple depends on the power of the wind to reproduce. Reproduction, however, is rather easyFile Size: KB.

    1. What part of the world and time of year does the maple sugar industry function and why? [Northeastern United States and eastern Canada. This is where the maple trees that produce sugar grow and where the weather gets cold enough to produce a good flow of sap when there are warm days with the temperature above freezing and nights with the temperature below. New York State is home to the largest resource of tappable maple trees within the United States, and over 2, maple sugarmakers. As an abundant and sustainable crop, New York’s gourmet maple industry is vibrant and growing on an annual basis. Our state’s unique climate and forestry make it naturally perfect for maple syrup production.

    The Ojibwe have always hunted and fished, made maple sugar and syrup, and harvested wild rice. Prior to the 20th century, the Ojibwe lived in wigwams and travelled the waterways of the region in birch bark canoes. Ojibwe communities were historically based on clans, or "doodem," which determined a person's place in Ojibwe society. There are many species of maple trees found throughout the northern hemisphere but the primarily one used for maple syrup is the sugar maple. Found only in northeastern North America, the sugar maple may grow as tall as 30 metres and reach a trunk diameter of cm during its year lifespan. The wood of sugar maple is quite hard and its.


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Possibilities of a maple sugar industry in western North Carolina by W. W. Ashe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http. After surveying the property, he realized he had about sugar maple (Acer saccharum) trees.

These trees like it cold, and WNC lies on the southern edge of where they’ll grow, and even then, the maples prefer the shady north side of the mountain and higher elevations.

“Dr. Farrell’s book is a must for any novice or beginning sugarmaker. It clearly explains the industry, products, and processes of maple sugaring. For experienced sugarmakers this is a book to join the Nearings’ The Maple Sugar Book and the North American Maple Syrup Producers Manual- /5(23).

They earned money by producing maple syrup and sugar from the trees on She and Scott Nearing started a relationship in and married nearly 20 years later, on Decem [3][3] The couple lived in rural Vermont where they grew much of their food and erected nine stone buildings over the course of two decades/5.

Chalk maple, black maple and Florida maple are varieties of sugar maple that grow in North Carolina and have been described as three separate species. Black maple grows in the mountains; chalk maple grows in the Piedmont; and Florida maple grows in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain.

The Sugarmaker’s Companion is the first guide of its kind addressing the small- and large-scale syrup producer seeking to make a profitable business from maple, birch, and walnut sap. This comprehensive work incorporates valuable information on ecological forest management, value-added products, and the most up-to-date techniques on sap collection and processing.

North American Maple Syrup Producers Manual Melvin Ray Koelling, Randall Bruce Heiligmann, Timothy D. Perkins Ohio State University Extension, - Maple sugar - pages. Sugar Maple is a large tree, fairly common in the Mountains of North Carolina, rare as a native in the Piedmont (where generally associated with diabase sills or other areas with basic bedrock), and also a rare escape from cultivation in the Piedmont.

It is also commonly planted throughout the state. WATERFALL FARM Maple Syrup. North Carolina Made. Home. maple syrup is now available. High Country Food Hub. Shop Food Hub. For online purchase and local pick-up shop the Food Hub in Boone, NC. Our syrup is available in 8 oz bottles for $12 each.

Along with our syrup you’ll find comprehensive access to a full array of local farm products. Maple Creek Farm. Though Maple Creek Farm grows vegetables and raises pigs, its claim to fame can be found in its name.

The acre farm northwest of Burnsville has the country’s southernmost commercial sugar bush, the name for a grove of sugar maple trees. The maple tapping season typically lasts about four to six weeks. To get started, you’ll need to identify which trees to tap. There are several varieties of maple trees that produce sap suitable for syrup: sugar, red, silver, black, and box elder.

Sugar maple sap contains the highest concentration of sugar, followed by the red maple. The forests, forest lands, and forest products of eastern North Carolina (англ.) Shade trees for North Carolina (англ.) Forest fires: their destructive work, causes and prevention (англ.) Chestnut in Tennessee (англ.) The possibilities of a maple sugar industry in western North Carolina Громадянство: США.

William Willard Ashe has 15 books on Goodreads with 1 rating. William Willard Ashe’s most popular book is Chestnut in Tennessee. Helen and Scott Nearing were on a totally different path, having left the city for the country, eschewing materialistic society in a quest for the self-sufficiency they deemed "the Good Life." Chelsea Green is pleased to honor their example by publishing a new edition of The Maple Sugar Book, complete with a new section of never-before-published photos of the Nearings working on the sugaring.

The ideal tree is the sugar maple, but red, or black maple will also do. A suitable tree has sap that is around 2% in sugar content - but trees can range from % sugar content.

Ashe, W. (William Willard), Ashe, W. William Willard Ashe U.S. forester and botanist Ashe, William Willard (). Ashe, William W. Maple syrup earns about a billion dollars a year in the US, centered in the top three syrup-producing states: Vermont, New York, and Maine.

Though there’s been rumbling about the possibility of tapping sap from young saplings rather than mature trees, but for the most part, this is a fairly traditional industry, reliant on mature trees in the wild. Explore the fascinating history of maple sugaring in this informative guide to all things syrup.

From the tap on the tree to the pancakes on your plate, Tim Herd explains every nuanced step of the sugaring process. Learn to identify different kinds of maple trees and get inspired to tap the sugar maples in your backyard. Herd also includes tempting recipes that use syrup in old-fashioned.

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Maple Sugar guides you through every step of home production and provides a fascinating glimpse into the legends, history, and inner workings of the maple tree and its sweet sap.

About the Author. Tim Herd is the executive director of a parks and open space commission in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains.

He was the founder and director of The /5(27). Up North, it's called 'buddy' when it goes bad," he says. Spurred by spring, a chemical change in the liquid primes buds to bloom and renders the sugar water-or sap, if you're in the North-useless.oak, sugar maple, American beech, yellow birch, and white ash.

Establishment Eastern hemlocks begin to produce cones at about age 15 in vigorous trees or much later in suppressed trees. There is a high frequency of cone crops and individual trees have a long duration of cone production (excellent cone production has beenFile Size: KB.

Maple sugar production began among settlers in the late s and early s. Colonists drilled holes into maples and fitted them with wooden spouts through which sap flowed and was collected in hollowed-out logs. The sap was transported to a sugar shack (alternatively sugar house, or cabane à sucre in French), where it was boiled down to.