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Jerry Jacobson

Harvesting maple syrup has a long history in Minnesota, dating back to the 1500′s when Native Americans transformed sap into maple sugar. Today, Jerry Jacobson of Vergas, MN has perfected his method of making maple syrup by realizing that winter weather conditions have a direct effect on his harvest in the spring.

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