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    2017 underway here in Green Co. Ky

    We tapped new territory this season but with the weather behaving like it is we are not holding much hope for a repeat of our 2015 season. We have 318 taps with spotty flow maybe after tonight we...
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    We have spent the past week setting things up,...

    We have spent the past week setting things up, moving to a new "sugar house" and new evaporator and all new inside piping. shooting for Thursday to set the first tap. seems the weather is finally...
  3. Thread: New year!

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    last run for 2015

    Today will be the last collection for us for the season. We had a great year! well over 50 gallons of syrup.
    I will be selling my evaporator and arch if anyone is interested. we are going bigger...
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    Hi Dave, this is the other Dave off of bastin...

    Hi Dave, this is the other Dave off of bastin asbury rd. We drove by your place a couple of weeks ago but you were boarded up.. no one around then I heard you were not going to cook this year. Glad ...
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    We have had outstanding flows all season so far. ...

    We have had outstanding flows all season so far. The sugar % is not like last year but we are still making syrup. I look forward to the weekend with freezing today and warmer temps coming tomorrow...
  6. Thread: New year!

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    New year!

    We are off to a great start here is south Central KY. Started tapping 1/17/15 with 235taps. Today we finished cooking off 750 gallons for the week.
    We seemed to hit it just right . Good Luck to...
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    First boil for us 2/1/14

    Finally got the trees tapped and had our first boil this past weekend. My partner was pretty busy building a house for his daughter and SIL.
    but now that is set we are running 220 taps on buckets...
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    forgot to check in..

    Finished our season on 2-19, it was a banner year for us 1750 gallons of sap that made 33.5 gallons of syrup. The syrup is so much better than last year!
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    great year so far..

    Started tapping on 1-17 and as of yesterday we have surpassed the total production of 2012 (17.5 gallons of syrup). Looking for a couple more weeks..but with summer intruding on our winter...that...
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    good day David!, we started this year on the...

    good day David!, we started this year on the 17th. We are ready for some fun.
  11. we had the same issue here in KY. no light stuff...

    we had the same issue here in KY. no light stuff at all..all dark sure would have liked a quart or 2 of the light stuff
  12. Thread: 2012 season

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    2012 season

    Our season is over... we gathered 1100 gallons of sap of which more than half was low quality, maybe next season we'll have real "syrup" weather
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    Hey Dave Thanks for the tour this past weekend,...

    Hey Dave
    Thanks for the tour this past weekend, that is quite an operation you have. Too bad the trees didn't cooperate this year.
    Would it be possible to buy one of those maple leaf jars from...
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    David, I'm on the Green Cty Hart CTY line. ...

    David,

    I'm on the Green Cty Hart CTY line. Have had a great couple of days since it was cold Sap was running really good until this afternoon. My partner and I stopped by on Monday but you were...
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    Sap is slowly running

    Started tapping yesterday despite the poor prognosis for good sap flow temps. Got to start sometime!


    Dave
    Green County KY
    165 taps
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