This must be a location thing. Here in Ohio, we get a big strong flush of them real early in the "bee year". They use it for early spring build up, than, they are mostly gone for the rest of the summer. Usually, this early in the ballgame, removing honey is the last thing on my mind. Must be a location thing I guess.
My bees have bee bringing it in like crazy. Some have even look as if they have rolled in it. This early in the year the bees will be using pollen and what little nectar will be used for brood building.
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