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What led to poor maple production this year?

Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 3:32 PM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - New statistics show that maple syrup production across the country was off just under 17% this year while in Vermont, the nation’s top maple producer, production was off by just over 21%.

On Thursday, the United States Department of Agriculture released this year’s maple production for five northeastern states: Vermont, New York, Maine, Pennsylvania and New Hampshire.

Dom Amato spoke with Vt. Maple Sugar Makers Association’s Allison Hope about the reasons behind the decline.

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