[QUOTE=Ian;1061571 But as Allen suggested, providing three or four totes per yard provides lots of access, thats probably the key.[/QUOTE]
We provide a tote for every 20 hives or so. The greater surface area the better for the bees. As surface area increases so does the likely hood of bees fighting. Keep in mind that you do not have to fill the tote to the brim when they are heavy. You can put 3 totes out filling each only by about a third, this way the bees have access to a lot of surface area. It is a bit of a pain to cart the extra totes around but... you gotta do what you gotta do.
I can see where this would be especially useful to a guy running singles. It is important to feed them as soon as the last honey supers are pulled to prevent starvation. Like Ian said a guy following with totes and syrup and all is well again for the bees.