maple syrup http://wrvo.org en Maple Weekend celebrations go on, despite slower start to season http://wrvo.org/post/maple-weekend-celebrations-go-despite-slower-start-season <p></p><p>This weekend is the state’s annual celebration of maple syrup. Maple Weekend is a rite of spring and ushers in the first crop of the year.</p><p>New York is the country’s second biggest producer of maple syrup, behind Vermont. Producers will put out more than two million taps this spring.</p><p>Acting New York State Agricultural Commissioner Richard Ball says producers are nervous about the late winter.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:00:01 +0000 David Sommerstein 53063 at http://wrvo.org Maple Weekend celebrations go on, despite slower start to season