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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.

Thanks for all the tips y'all have given me, beesource has changed the way I keep bees.

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Mike
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The place that I would keep them is at my uncles farm. When i would not be doing bees i would be working the farm w/ him.

How many weeks would you need to be up there to catch the main flow?

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