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    The sap collected Tuesday boiled down sweet but a...

    The sap collected Tuesday boiled down sweet but a two gallon sample I collected yesterday was boiled down and has that off flavor, buds have started opening so we're shutting down. I feel we have...
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    Our trees woke up and we have sap! We collected...

    Our trees woke up and we have sap! We collected 50 gallons of 2 1/2 percent sugar from 50 taps in 36 hours Friday and Saturday. High temp yesterday (Sunday) was only 30 so nothing flowed. Forecast...
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    We've had 2 days of snow & high winds and I...

    We've had 2 days of snow & high winds and I pulled the bags 3 days ago, there was only 3 gallons of sap from 50 taps. The temps had been in the 50's but not much flowing. It's been a disappointing...
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    It's supposed to be in the 50's up here Saturday...

    It's supposed to be in the 50's up here Saturday & Sunday, 40's tomorrow and Friday. I think things will start moving now. I've only got 50 taps in so far with other commitments to tend to but when...
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    It sounds like you have a nice little operation,...

    It sounds like you have a nice little operation, roughly the same size as ours. We don't sell any of ours, at least not yet. The syrup does make great gifts though! And the friends who help us always...
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    Bill, it sounds like you have a pretty good...

    Bill, it sounds like you have a pretty good yield. Last year we got around 9 gallons of syrup from around 350 gallons of sap. Our season is unpredictable and all I have to reference is my own notes...
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    January 29, 2018. So far this year collected...

    January 29, 2018. So far this year collected only 4 gallons of sap from 50 taps so obviously not much is flowing. We've only had 5 days total of above 40 degrees this year and the 10 day forecast...
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    I decided to put bags back up on 45 taps as the...

    I decided to put bags back up on 45 taps as the forecast highs will be in the low 40's for the next couple of days. We'll see what happens. After the blizzard some of the trees with taps are...
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    Spud, thanks for the reply, it clears up some...

    Spud, thanks for the reply, it clears up some questions I had. There may be some areas I could put in lines to tie 10-15 trees to one collection point, that would save me some time. I don't have...
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    Some lines might be in the future and I've been...

    Some lines might be in the future and I've been doing some research on it, and it seems that many if not most of you producers have lines. I do have some basic dumb questions though. Do you leave the...
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    Sunday January 21, 2018. Happy tapping to...

    Sunday January 21, 2018. Happy tapping to everyone back east! Northeast Nebraska is under a blizzard warning now, starting later this afternoon and continuing through Monday evening. Fifteen inches...
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    Saturday, January 20, 2018 High temp yesterday...

    Saturday, January 20, 2018 High temp yesterday was 60 degrees but not much flow on the 50 bags. I collected what was there, 2 1/2 gallons and pulled the bags. The forecast for tomorrow is 8-10" of...
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    2018 Nebraska Tapping Journal

    I'm going out on a limb here and starting a journal on tapping in Nebraska. I don't think our state tree, the cottonwood can be tapped so I'll cut to the chase. My wife & I live on an acreage in...
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