I'm in my second year of beekeeping. I currently have six hives, but I'm not sure I will get any honey this year. I have supers on three of my hives from last year, but there is nothing in them yet. I am beginning to think it has to do with my location. I'm in the country, but there are several crop lands around me such as corn and beans. My goal is to eventually have 20-30 hives (maybe more). I have a spot that sits on a creek bottom that is approximately .15 acre. It is surround by nothing but woods, pasture, and grown up fields. I have attached a picture of the land, and you can see it sits pretty close to a country road. How much land is needed for 20-30 hives, and does it matter if they sit close to a roadway(not traveled often). This spot is now grown up with weeds and shrubs, but I am considering dozing it off and sowing it in clover/wildflowers. Any suggestions? Thanks.
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