BROOKINGS, South Dakota — South Dakota State University's College of Agricultural and Biological Sciences is putting on three maple syrup processing workshops around the state.
The workshops are for people with a few sugar, silver maple or boxelder trees who are interested in hobby maple syrup production or are considering commercial production.
The first is scheduled for Feb. 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Aberdeen.
The other sessions are March 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center in Brookings and March 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls. McCrory Gardens taps into 25 maples in early March.
There's no cost, but pre-registration at http://www.mccrorygardens.com is encouraged.