Re: Pollinating Hive size
If you don't want to lose all your bees your best bet is to get with a commercial beek in your area and fill in a portion of his contract. This will get you some experience in this part of the business by someone already in it. If you step out in it alone you not only could lose all your bees but can run up some pretty high expenses that come with pollination.
I have seen 8 frame meds but they are stacked three high. The almond guys and brokers are going to grade your bees and pay in in "frames of bees" Most like them in deeps because in mediums they have to adjust how they grade.
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