Tubing expert Bruce Gillilan advises to keep laterals “straight, downhill and tight” and, he said, when determining what trees to tie into your laterals, outstretch your arms up the hill and only connect trees that fall in line between.
Sugarmaker Cody Armstrong of Randolph, Vt. and 4-year-old Adelaide got an early start on the 2022 season, tapping in mid-December
Pre-filters for reverse osmosis machines could be in short supply as a new season approaches, according to some dealers. Producers are advised to stock up early.
The leaves of the red maple are coarsely toothed. New research from the University of Vermont is showing that reds might be worth tapping after all.