It’s business as usual (sort of) for derecho-ravaged sugar bushes as farmers gear up for syrup season

“If you work with the dynamics of the forest, it comes back. It’s just a matter of time.”

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There are usually about 5,800 to 6,000 taps in Fulton’s sugar bush near Pakenham.

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That has dropped by about 1,000 taps this year after a derecho that chewed its way through Ontario in last May, pummelling Fulton’s and many other bushes.

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