A line used to transport sap runs among sugar maple trees affixed with sap collection bucket Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Hebron, Conn. The start of maple syrup season in the state has been delayed by cold weather, which has prevented the sap from flowing. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
Maple syrup maker Ron Wenzel poses inside his sugar shack Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Hebron, Conn. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
Ice sits at the bottom of a sap collection bucket attached to a sugar maple tree Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Hebron, Conn. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
The polar vortex has some Connecticut maple syrup producers vexed. The maple syrup season has been delayed as colder than normal daytime temperatures during the past two months have kept the sap from running in the state's sugar maples.