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  1. Commercial Beekeeping
    Does anyone could tell what are the prices per hive in fruit and vegetable crops in Texas for pollination services? Is there really a demand for hives? I have currently 60 hives for honey production and would like to try my luck in said service. Cheers! F.
  2. Commercial Beekeeping
    I am looking to improve my understanding of the pollination services industry. The communication chain between beekeepers and growers seems to be fairly complicated and vary greatly from region to region. I am beginning to realize that online research can only bring me so far, so I am looking...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hi, I'm new to the website! Does anyone know if any apiaries are actively selling their entire operation? Specifically, an apiary that engages in pollination contracts with farmers? I am interested in acquiring a beekeeping operation in order to get up to scale. Please let me know if you have...
  4. Bee Forum
    I was telling some friends about how farmers pay to have bees moved across the country to pollinate their almonds, berries, melons, etc. They asked, "why don't the almond farmers raise their own bees? Or have it done by a local beekeeper?" I didn't know the answer.:s
  5. Commercial Beekeeping
    Hello all, I am an undergraduate student at the University of Toronto, writing a research paper about honey bees and the economic affects of their population declines and pesticide usage and am in dire need of some data. The USDA NASS has been somewhat helpful in providing me with...
  6. Bee Forum
    Does anyone know what you'd charge for pollination services for a farmer? How many hives would you need per acre?
  7. Welcome Forum
    Hello folks. My name is Carlos. My father used to be beekeeper here in Brazil. We have africanized bees here. Now I work with honey(still) and want to start over again with beekeeping. I am going for a vacation trip to the US. I will be travelling thought Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco...
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