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  1. Bee Forum
    I am looking at working with a farmer to plant 1-2 acres of buckwheat for honey production this year. I'll buy the seed (Mancan variety?), which is about $50-75 an acre(he said he likes to overseed a bit). He grows it and we can put hives on it. Later after we are done, his livestock can graze...
  2. Bee Forum
    Anyone know where I can find some buckwheat fields in Pennsylvania? I am looking to put a few hives(1-3) on a buckwheat field somewhere within a 2 hour drive of Chester County, in the southeastern part of the state. I know buckwheat is more common in New York state, but that's too far for me...
  3. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    During these late summer months in East Tennessee, we typically think there is not much available for the bees as far as sources of nectar and pollen. That doesn’t have to be the case. If you have any kind of a garden (or just an open area), buckwheat can provide great benefits for your bees...
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