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Institute infuses W.Va. syrup-making with innovation


Making maple syrup used to be fairly common in West Virginia, though as more people began buying sugar and other syrups at the store, the practice faded.
Technology, however, is putting put a new twist on this old tradition. The Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University is playing a key role in introducing new technology, enabling state maple syrup production to begin a resurgence.

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