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Tobacco Feed?

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For most of my life, when the tobacco plant flowered it was almost immediately topped (removed) - these days with the huge industrial plantings that occur around us the flowers are left on for a considerable time.... at the moment I am looking across a 100 acre field of flowering tobacco. Is there evidence that bees actually feed on this stuff.... I suspect just the pollen as they are really packing it in.... no nectar flow that I can detect - at least not yet. Now that would be interesting - tobacco honey.
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Yea.. guess it would be healthy - maybe I need a new label?
Something like:

"Herb's Tobacco Honey"
"Just a pinch between cheek and gum"
 

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Cotton Honey.... coarse? Yea - probably. Guess we will find out this year as we put 7 pallets on cotton the other night. Probably get nothing..... guessing genetically modified stuff.
 
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