This agreement is made
hereinafter called the grower, & Ian Critchell hereinafter
called the beekeeper. The term of this agreement shall be for the
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE BEEKEEPER
The beekeeper shall supply the grower with
of bees to be delivered to the location. Approximate date:
Time in relation of amount of crop bloom: 1 to 6 weeks. Description of location:
The beekeeper shall locate said bees in area suitable to grower and beekeeper. The
beekeeper agrees to provide colonies of the following minimum standards: A healthy laying queen with brood covered with bees.
One and a half Story hives.
The grower shall be entitled to inspect, each colony of bees with the beekeeper.
The beekeeper agrees to maintain the bees in proper pollinating conditions by
judicious inspection and supering or honey removal as needed.
The beekeeper agrees to leave the bees on the crop until:
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GROWER
The grower shall allow the beekeeper entry on the premises whenever necessary
to service the bees. The grower agrees not to apply highly toxic pesticides to the crop while the bees are being used as pollinators
or immediately prior to their movement if the residue would endanger the colonies. The grower agrees to notify the beekeeper
if hazardous materials are to be used. The cost of moving the bees away from and back to the crop to prevent damage from highly
toxic materials shall be borne by the grower.
The grower agrees to pay for colonies of bees
at the rate of $50 per hive. Payment shall be made payable to the BEEKEEPER. Additional moves for spraying
or settings shall require a $ per
move payment on return with bee hives.
The grower agrees to provide adequate watering facilities for the bees if none
are available within one-half mile of each colony used in pollinating the crop.
Beekeeper: Ian Critchell
Whitby, ON L1N 3Z7