CHARLESTON, W.Va.— West Virginia Agriculture Commissioner Kent Leonhardt is kicking off International Maple Month in the state with a ceremonial maple tapping this week in Guthrie.
The Agriculture Department says the event is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Gus R. Douglass Agriculture Center.
Leonardt said in a news release that more than 30 maple producers are making products ranging from maple syrup to maple cotton candy.
The event kicks off a month of activities around the state, including the second annual Mountain State Maple Day on March 18.
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