Type: Posts; User: Shouse
Here's a report from Kim Flottum "Catch the Buzz"
California Almond Pollination Services, Inc. is looking for individuals to help manage over 11,000 hives during the almond pollination season in Stanislaus and Madera Counties and 3,000 hives in the...
Why don't you pay more?
What Happened to buying:
More satisfaction in knowing you are helping someone else."
How many do you hire?
I have an Excel Monthly Cash flow and Budget schedule I would be happy to share with you. send me your e mail. You must have excel program, which it looks like you do.
With 1,500 hives, the right...
Yes the Free Market determines the rate, both what I receive from my customers and what I pay out.
Illegals are people Too!
So, you THINK that money can buy:
How many people do you hire?
Why don't you hire more?
How much do you pay them?
Why don't you pay them more?
We let the Free Market determine what we pay for someone's labor. Our labor rate ranges from $10 to $15 and it depends on what that person can contribute to the profit line. You are not going to get...
Yes that comes with bees attached, and they throw in a bunch more for good measure.
That was without!
That guy still has a booth each year at the Almond Board Conference. He must get takers because he keeps coming back every year. I spoke to him and he say's he guarantees 900 pounds EXTRA...
That is TOOOOO funny! :banana: Another very good Observation!
Very Good Observation!
There were only over 1.6 million hives in the area during that time of the year!
Well it has been a good ride, but it appears that bees are no longer required to pollinate almonds. :ws:
Take a look at the latest new method to pollinate almonds!
Yep! $18.00 of excellent looking brood In Turlock area, but sold out fast just by word of mouth.
We need 4 or 5 packages of bees with queens for the Yuba College farm project.
Willing to pay market rate, but cannot pick them up until June 6-7.
Prefer Northern California pick up
Please PM me.
Didn't say it was better.
We Love ours!
Miles and miles and miles from you Matt. :shhhh:
We have several holding yards available starting in October 2014 to over winter your hives prior to almond pollination.
Sites also available for post almond season holding yards to make splits or...
Try looking for locations East of Oakdale, or Waterford.
I hear thats a good location.
We are looking for partnership opportunities with other beekeepers to place 2,000 to 3,000 of our hives in Texas, Georgia, Florida, the Dakotas and other mid-west states in 2015.
2013 California almond acreage up slightly from 2012-- This year California is facing a record-breaking drought, but last year the state saw record breaking almond acreage. The National Agriculture...
Read the article "What It Is Like to Work in a Commercial Apiary" in May's 2014 ABJ written by Matt . If it wasn't for Matt's expertise and vast knowledge, I don't think any of us would of survived....
I'll be there, with two other workers.