• Bascom visual grading of maple syrup
    April 10, 2023

    How To Sell Your Syrup to Bascom

    Did you know Bascom takes in thousands of gallons of locally tapped maple syrup from independent maple producers each year? Many local producers sell all their syrup directly to us, while others only sell their excess syrup to us after...

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  • Summer Happenings at Bascom
    July 16, 2021

    Summer Happenings at Bascom

    After a busy and hectic spring, the summer months can seem quiet but there is still a lot going on here at Bascom’s. Each department is able to keep busy and has something going on.
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  • When Should I Start Tapping?
    February 5, 2021

    When Should I Start Tapping?

    We often get asked when should someone start tapping? Here at Bascom’s we usually start tapping the middle of January. Not because we feel this is the optimal time, but rather because it takes us so long to drill 90,000+/-...

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  • How to Use a Maple Syrup Hydrometer
    December 10, 2020

    How to Use a Maple Syrup Hydrometer

    If you are producing maple syrup for home consumption, the exact sugar content of your product may be primarily a matter of taste. If you plan to sell any, however, many states have very precise requirements. This is where a...

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  • How to Size an Evaporator
    December 10, 2020

    How to Size an Evaporator

    An evaporator is what you use to boil the sap. Simple, right? Actually, selecting an evaporator can be quite complex. You need to consider a wide range of factors including...
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