We picked up a little bit of sap on last Thursdays big warmup! Not enough to fire up the evaporator yet, but its a start! Conditions are looking pretty decent for tomorrow through Monday for another run. If all goes well, we may have enough to start the evaporator up tomorrow night to concentrate what sap we will have. Currently, we have 318 taps out between our 2 sugarbushes. Neither of them have fully let go yet! Can't wait for the weather to warm up so we can start making
We are going to try a new technology in our "Cold" bush this year. We call our Rt 110 bush a cold bush since its North facing and doesn't get much sun. The runs do not last long in this bush since the sun goes behind the mountain at 3:00. The sun is what really make the trees run..But hopefully with a little bit of vuccum from our new shurflow pump, things will flow a little stronger and a little longer. We are hoping to give this pump its first test this coming weekend so we
Check out these pans! The quality of Smoky Lake Maple Product's equipment is unmatched in the industry! Not a single detail is missed. Everything that a sugar maker could think of to be more efficient in every aspect of boiling is found on this pan set. I want to thank Jim and Angela from Smoky Lake Maple for working with me to make sure this pan would suit our operation for years to come! Check out their work here!
We recently recieved our new pans from Smoky Lake Maple Products! We were able to get everything installed and fired up over the weekend. Our air over and under fire system needs a few small tweaks and it should work perfectly. It was noticable that there was no smoke coming out of the stack along with a low stack temperature. Tanks are clean, lines are up, season is just around the corner!! Stay tuned for more updates!