Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ohio 5th nationally in maple syrup production

The combination of extremely favorable sap conditions and a long sap run in 2013 resulted in a very good year for maple syrup production in Ohio. According to the Ohio field office of the National Ag Statistics Service (NASS), the record 155,000 gallons produced, topped the previous record set in 2011 by 24 percent.
Nationally, 2013 production totaled 3.25 million gallons, up 70 percent for the previous year.
Ohio ranks number five in maple syrup production, producing five percent of the total U.S. production.
Ohio maple syrup production by the numbers:
Total taps – 440,000
Syrup yield per tap – .352 gallons

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