Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 21, 1984, Image 139

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    McConnell gets Maple
Producers award
- A pioneer in the use of plastic
FARM SHOW - Robert Me- tub | n B to collect maple sap, he
Connell, Coudersport, was given assists others in installing the
the Award of Merit by the Penn- tubing so producers can learn how
sylvania Maple Producers Council to get the best yield,
at its annual meeting at the Pa. He was instrumental in
Farm Show. organizing the Potter-Tioga Maple
Actively involved in producing Syrup Producers Association in
pure maple syrup for 28 years, 1963* Appointed the organization’s
McConnell wholesales and retails purchasing agent in 1964, he helped
syrup, cream and candy, and sells producers reduce their can costs
maple syrup equipment and tty buying in bulk for members in
supplies. the two county area.
iin D veep In 1966, McConnell was one of the
rILLi (ILLr organizers of the Maple Festival in
AMFDIPA Potter County, which includes a
AIWLMtA tree-tapping ceremony, a queen
ON TUP mnW contest and sale of a variety of
"ti InL URUTT maple products. Since the festival
owas initiated, there has been a
marked reduction in the amount of
syrup being shipped out of the
McConnell was appointed by the
Pennsylvania Maple Syrup Council
to help oversee grading and
shipping syrup to Wisconsin
vocational markets. This marked the end of
Agriculture & FFA the high quality syrup being
shipped from Pennsylvania to
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Coudersport maple producer Robert McConnell was presented the Pa. Maple
Producers Council's award of merit last week at the Pa. Farm Show. McConnell and his
wife, Vera, display the trophy which they received from an association official.
other parts of the nation at of the state council and has served Association’s annual meetings,
relatively low prices. as secretary-treasurer. He During Penn State’s Ag Progress
McConnell is a charter member regularly attends the North Days, he coordinated the maple
American Maple Syrup syrup products sales booth.
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