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    Default First run?????

    Looks like we may get our first run this week. Hard to belive since it was 10 below this morning. Could hit 45 the next few days with lows in the teens purrrrrrfect!!!!
    Tap'em if ya got'em.

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    Where You at? I'm in Winthrop and we got two little runs already. 200 gals. the first time and 250 last week the day we had all the wind. Off of 72 tubing taps and close to 420 buckets
    83 Acres, RTV 1100, Ford 1720 4x4 Tractor, 3'x8' dropped flue Patrick Phanueff. Preheater. Hopefully moving up to some tubing this year.(never enough time)

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    im WAY upstate also. We had runs but very little sap..i didnt boil it. Tomorrow should be our first run up here.

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    this is my first year doing maple syrup and ive started tapping since February 5 and have made about 27 gallons of syrup....all light fancy and has not turned yet...when will it turn and with this warm weather wont it make the buds come out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wozyman32 View Post
    this is my first year doing maple syrup and ive started tapping since February 5 and have made about 27 gallons of syrup....all light fancy and has not turned yet...when will it turn and with this warm weather wont it make the buds come out?
    congrats on your first season. when the buds turn out depends on your local climate and where you live. my cold sugarbush in a cold climate has not even begun to wake up. i saw some big producers finishing thier tapping yesterday....

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    Mooers NY on the Border with Canada.
    Tap'em if ya got'em.

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