Published: Saturday, March 10, 2007
"But it's hard to say what would have happened because it's never happened before," said Mr. Wheeler, about the unusually warm spell that hit the region earlier this year.
"It was a great sigh of relief to see the cold weather come and stay."
As it stands now, everything is set for the sap to start flowing in the next few days and production should last until mid-April, he said. The sap will begin flowing when the temperatures rise above freezing, which is forecast for the next few days, he said.