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    Dark Machine, Did you get permission to tap on...

    Dark Machine,
    Did you get permission to tap on the GW National Forest? I guess it been a year since I talked to you at the event in Pendleton County at the Swilled Dog hard cider factory.
    Don't...
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    llew. Williams, Over in the Eastern Panhandle we...

    llew. Williams,
    Over in the Eastern Panhandle we hoping for a mid January start, we are always warmer than you because of are location on the eastern side of the mountains.
    Mark 220 Maple
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    Openwater, From my 22 years of tapping Sugars...

    Openwater,
    From my 22 years of tapping Sugars and Red Maples you will get more sap from any maple vs a walnut tree, I am no walnut syrup producer expert! lots of research being done on walnut syrup...
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    The difference is two fold, because walnut trees...

    The difference is two fold, because walnut trees have fewer branches than maple trees, nowhere near the sap to work with in a walnut tree, the sap has been found to be as sweet as maple sap though,...
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    Bulk Price of maple is between 2 dollars to 2:30...

    Bulk Price of maple is between 2 dollars to 2:30 a pound, 11 pounds per gallon 22 dollars or slightly higher per gallon! Slight difference for bulk Walnut, 40 gallon barrel of Maple 800 dollars plus,...
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    Openwater, Latest rumor on Black Walnut Syrup....

    Openwater,
    Latest rumor on Black Walnut Syrup. 320 dollars a gallon Bulk!
    Mark 220 Maple
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    Happy holidays to all! Just Curious how many of...

    Happy holidays to all!
    Just Curious how many of us has had Covid 19 this year, I know 4 WV producers who has had the Virus, Myself included!
    Mark 220 Maple
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    The tanks available in our area come from two...

    The tanks available in our area come from two sources, Poultry Processing Plants, and McKee Bakery, makers of Little Debbie cakes. The employees that get them sell them for 50 dollars or less, sorta...
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    Just looked at a Sugar bush Sunday afternoon for...

    Just looked at a Sugar bush Sunday afternoon for a friend, he is hoping to tap this Spring, also had a Rep. from Future Generation University along doing plot surveys, he only has 6 to 7 acres, the...
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    Ron, 220 Maple here, 4 or 5 years ago Tim Wilmot...

    Ron,
    220 Maple here, 4 or 5 years ago Tim Wilmot came to my camp, the West Virginia Maple Producers Assoc. asked him to present info on 3/16 tubing systems, There is two trees located very near my...
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    There is always a bottom line, they did this to...

    There is always a bottom line, they did this to themselves, example: I know someone who bought 300000 dollars worth of Tubing, Mainline, a 4000 gph RO, the largest Evaporator they sold at the time...
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    Kody, Thanks for posting the pictures, in my 22...

    Kody,
    Thanks for posting the pictures, in my 22 years of making and bottling many gallons of syrup I have never seen that before, if it is niter as others have suggested I guess I've been lucky this...
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    Someone showed me a Facebook post that you got a...

    Someone showed me a Facebook post that you got a couple inches of snow Friday night May the 8th in Canaan Valley, your trees budding yet? Last Sunday after delivery some syrup I took a little road...
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    I used to sell several barrels a year bulk, had a...

    I used to sell several barrels a year bulk, had a few lean production years plus created more customers thru farmers markets and festivals, that was back several years ago when I got 3.00 dollars a...
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    My old buddy Henry Breeneman before his passing,...

    My old buddy Henry Breeneman before his passing, said to me once that you can make money at 2.00 dollars a pound! I did not agree then nor do I agree now. Henry looked at the world as any Amish...
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    Ed, Yes my sugar content was higher this year,...

    Ed,
    Yes my sugar content was higher this year, all this is from my book that has been kept over the years, seem like a very dry summer, lots of sunlight with ample or above moisture from mid October...
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    This year very rarely, last two season after hiring the young Amish tapping crew of four I would see taps that was way to close to previous tapholes when I was pulling spiles, it is a weighted...
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    If you have a rouge squirrel or two in section of...

    If you have a rouge squirrel or two in section of your bush put out ginger in cloth bags during the season, Mrs. Sis Puffenbarger of Puffenbarger's Sugar Orchard in Virginia told me about an article...
  19. used a gear pump for 20 years on D&G 5 bay filter...

    used a gear pump for 20 years on D&G 5 bay filter press, pump finally gave up the ghost, it will still pump just can't build pressure to get syrup thru filter press, so we just got an air diaphragm...
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    Highland Maple Festival in Virginia cancelled,...

    Highland Maple Festival in Virginia cancelled, I've been told the second largest in US, Also in the Eastern Panhandle of WV the Potomac Highland's Maple Trail is cancelled, sadly they had buses...
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    Now right around 2300 taps in could add another...

    Now right around 2300 taps in could add another 1000 but probably won't because it is getting close to the end maybe, 22 second year doing this and I have set date in my mind never tap a tree in...
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    I cringle when ever I read someone is using...

    I cringle when ever I read someone is using copper pipe for spiles! In the 60's the telephone guys wanted to cut two water poplar trees on the neighbor's property, trees had grown up into the...
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    Grant- Pendleton County

    Have over 1900 taps in so far, lost count sort of? Boiled three times and have right close to the amount I made for the whole season last year, 1.9 to 2.2 sugar content, Hope to add another 600 to...
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    John, I've been following along when ever I get...

    John,
    I've been following along when ever I get a chance, appears your having a great season, I'm off to a great start myself and don't have all the trees open yet, only 230 behind the camp on the...
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    John, I used to pay by the gallons of syrup...

    John,
    I used to pay by the gallons of syrup produced, basically I was paying for tree performance, this season the land owners wants .75 per tap. I'm ok with that another local syrup producer is...
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