HARRISBURG, Pa – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2021 Maple Syrup Survey for the Northeast Region. The survey will collect information from approximately 1,600 Northeastern producers.
“The Northeastern Region produced 3.94 million gallons of maple syrup in 2020. Vermont was the top Maple Syrup state with 51 percent of the United States’ maple syrup,” according to King Whetstone, director of the NASS Northeastern Regional Field Office, in a news release “Taps in the Northeastern Region totaled 12.2 million and accounted for 90 percent of the Nation’s maple taps,” added Whetstone.
The 2021 survey will ask about the 2021 and 2020 taps and production as well as price information on the syrup produced in 2020. To ensure all survey participants have an opportunity to respond, NASS interviewers may contact producers who do not respond by mail or online to conduct telephone interviews.
NASS safeguards the privacy of all respondents. The information you provide will be used for statistical purposes only. In accordance with federal law, your responses will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed in identifiable form.
Survey results will be published in the Crop Production report to be released on June 10, 2021. These and all NASS reports are available online at www.nass.usda.gov/Publications. For more information, call the NASS Northeastern Regional Field Office at (800) 498-1518.