Syrup harvest drop in bucket compared to those after colder winters
CALLAWAY, Minn. - In a good year, JoDan Rousu and his extended family can expect to get more than 200 gallons of refined maple syrup out of the family's maple tree farm near here.
This is not a good year.
"We've been producing maple sugar commercially for 40-plus years, and this is quite possibly the strangest season we've ever seen," Rousu said.
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