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Logistics/practicality of going to SD for honey production

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I had said previously that I have family in SD w/ a huge farm. Is it possible to go to SD from E. TX w/ 40-50 hives and make a profit on honey? What is the average number of pounds per hive of surplus in this area of the state -
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

I understand this is probably a stupid question, just looking at options for next year.

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>>Landowner-beekeepers are also exempt from the 3-mile requirement, although they must still register their hives with the Agriculture Department.

Ya, I was wondering about that. Land owner rights trump SD registration by law
 
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