Hives Wanted for Almond Pollination 50 to 7,500 Hive In Central California
California Almond Pollination Services, Inc.
$165.00- $175.00 per Hive
- Rental price subject to quality and quantity of hives
- 7 frames Minimum Average Before February 8, 2014
- We Can Provide Forklifts and Crew to Place Bees in Orchards
[B]Last Year 100% of our Beekeepers were paid in full before April 1, 2013[/B][/B]
Services We Offer to the Beekeepers:
- You deliver and pick up your bees to/from the orchards at your cost, (we have forklifts and crews to load and unload).
- We disburse the hives thought out the orchard per the grower’s instructions.
- If you elect to disburse the hives in the orchard yourself, we prepare an Auto CAD plot map and mark the areas in the orchard where the hives are to be placed. We will meet you at the orchard to assist you in where to place the hives.
- In some cases, we can help arrange freight to and from California at competitive rates, helping you share the cost with other beekeepers.
- We will inspect the hives upon arrival and report back to you as to their condition if you are not present during the inspection.
- We do a mite count, check for live queen, take inventory of your equipment, etc.
- We negotiate a fair price for rental of your hives with almond grower and act as a liaison between you, and almond grower. You receive a copy of the contract with the grower and a photocopy of the growers payment check to verify amount of hive rental.
- We provide written contracts between, you, the grower, and us.
- Holding yards to winter your hives
- Some orchards are very secured, behind locked gates and patrolled with 24 hour security
- We purchase equipment, feed, medication in bulk, and share those savings with you.
- We are licensed, insured, and bonded
California Almond Pollination Services, Inc. provides honeybee pollination services to the agricultural industry in a cooperative environment.
Our goal is to arrange a “CO-OP” of beekeepers to help serve the Almond Growers.
We market our services to over 2,000 growers, which represents over 250,000 acres of Almonds.
If you are interested in having us rent your hives for the upcoming Almond season, please send us your Business name, contact person’s name, complete address, phone numbers, E-mail address, and the number of hives available for rent.
Currently we have rental contracts for over 4,000 hives to fill for the 2014 season and have several proposals requiring an additional 9,500 hives pending.
Please do not hesitate to E-mail or call me at (916) 740-5534 should you have additional questions.
Visit our Website wwwalmondbeepollination.com
Steve, District Manager
California Almond Pollination Services, Inc
P.O. BOX 826
Durham, CA. 95938