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Bees and Pollination

Bee Pollen

Bees delivered call: Ian Critchell 1-905-430-3965
$50 per beehive. Their is no tax added onto this figure because it is part of the manufacture of apples and other fruits.


This agreement is made                         between                                                              hereinafter called the grower, & Ian Critchell hereinafter called the beekeeper. The term of this agreement shall be for the                                                                             blossoms.


The beekeeper shall supply the grower with          hives (colonies) 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:


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

                        501 Athol St,

                        Whitby, ON L1N 3Z7








Grower:                                                                        Signed:


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The Polination agreement above is a standard agreement, for beekeepers who rent bee hives to growers.