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This spring, Quebec’s 13,700 maple producers harvested 118 million pounds of maple syrup using 46.8 million taps, for an average yield of 2.52 pounds per tap, which is low in comparison to previous years. Most of this production (89%) is for bulk sale. The rest will be sold on the retail market. In the record […]

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Have you thought about contacting your insurer? Over the next few days, some maple syrup producers could produce processing grade maple syrup (buddy taste). If this is your case and you have crop insurance, have you thought about contacting your local La Financière agricole du Québec service center to inform them of your situation? With […]

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This spring, Quebec’s 13,700 maple syrup producers harvested a record 152.2 million pounds of maple syrup from 44.2 million taps. Never have Quebec producers produced so much maple syrup. In 2016, 148 million pounds were harvested, beating the 2013 record of 120 million pounds. The Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie region had the best yields this year, with 3.89 […]

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Expansion, by the numbers: – 2,100 businesses received taps. – The maximum number of taps per business is 2,334. – 3,612,916 taps were awarded for Expansion projects in all. – 50% of requests were fully met. For more information on Expansion, Young Entrepreneur, and Startup projects, read our press release.

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Please note that Growth category letters will be sent to producers in late, not early, November this year. The Federation team first had to process the 2,100 Expansion applications received after the five million new taps were announced. Thank you for your understanding!

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Quebec’s 2016 maple syrup production was an outstanding 148.2 million pounds, an unprecedented 23% jump from the previous record of 120 million pounds set in 2013. With 42.7 million taps in operation, the province’s 7,300 maple syrup producers achieved a historic productivity level of 3.47 pounds per tap—a massive improvement over the previous best of […]

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Québec’s maple industry, over the past 15 years, has experienced remarkable growth Indeed, it is one of Canadian agriculture’s success stories, with the wind in its sails and its methods for getting to this point fully proven. Florent Gagné himself recognizes this to be the truth. The maple industry accounts for some 10,000 full-time jobs […]

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To mark the 25th anniversary of the joint plan, the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec is organizing the first ever International Maple Symposium, on November 20 and 21 at the Quebec City Convention Centre. The federation is inviting world-class speakers, who will address a wide array of topics, including the challenges of maple business […]

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