Annual Meeting Purchase

Michigan Maple Syrup Association's Annual Meeting

January 19th & 20th, 2018
Comfort Inn Conference Center, Mt Pleasant
If you are interested in going please fill out the form below.
Note: Prices will go up an additional $5.00 on January 13th and at the door.  

Meeting Agenda


5:30 Syrup must be turned in for judging
6:00-8:00pm Registration
6:00-9:30pm Vendor Area Open
6:30pm Syrup Judging Begins
7:30-9:30pm Hors-d'oeuvres
8:00-8:45pm Round Table Sharing and Discussion: All things Maple
8:50-9:30pm What’s new on the Market--Equipment Manufactures/Dealers


7:30-9:00am Registration- West (Main) Entrance to conference center
9:00 Welcome- Rooms A,B,C,D- Kirk Hedding, MMSA President
9:10-10:00 USDA/IMSI- David Chapeskie
10:10-11:00 Shepherd Maple Festival- Ron Rhynard and Arnie Hammel
11:10-12:00 MMSA Business, Elections and Syrup Contest Winners

Noon--1:00 Lunch

Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

Room A Room B

1:00-1:45 Tubing Installation Beginning Maple
Dale Forrester Kirk and Michelle Hedding

2:00-2:45 Labeling/Marketing Maple Nutrients/Health
Mary Douglas David Chapeskie

3:00-3:45 R/O Operations Maple Weekend
Kevin Lawyer Miller

4:00-4:45 Filtering- Filter Press End of the Season Cleaning
Ross Dale Forrester

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