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By Paul Arentz
driftlessnow.com 

Cashton sugarbush production winds down

 

Hoses run from tree to tree to provide sap for maple syrup.

Having over 1100 Maple syrup producers across the state, combined, producing over 300,000 gallons last year, puts Wisconsin 4th in the U.S. under Vermont, New York, and Maine respectively as a top producer.

A couple weeks ago, I found myself standing in an impressive sugar shack located outside of Cashton Wisconsin. The shack that sits on the edge of 40 acres of sugar maples, that age anywhere between 50 and 150 years old.

The land is owned by Cecil Wright who works the sugarbush with clos...



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