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Offline Orlando

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Pollination services
« on: April 06, 2013, 04:42:32 PM »
Im wondering what pollination.services would typically go for. Is there a small market available to the backyard beekeeper and where would you begin with pricing?

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Re: Pollination services
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2013, 04:59:50 PM »
If you have enough bees to pollinate commercial crops (even small farms) pricing runs anywhere from $35-$200 per hive depending on the crop. Here in FL most pollination goes for $45-$65. If a home owner just wants a hive or two to pollinate his fruit trees or garden you'd have to work out what it is worth to you.

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Re: Pollination services
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2013, 07:08:35 PM »
Scott,
when pollinating mono crops like melons or cucumbers and such, does your hives backfill with pollen? I know it happens around here on pumpkins.

 

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