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The ratio of commercially operated bee colonies to those owned by hobbyists is Prairies The prairie provinces of Alberta Saskatchewan and Manitoba are the major honey producers in Canada. Commercial prairie beekeepers maintain — 13, colonies per beekeeper with average 2, colonies.
Pollination of hybrid canola is important in Alberta where 80, colonies are required for seed production. Commercial beekeepers in Eastern and BC beekeepers operate small to medium size operations ofcolonies with average colonies for the commercial beekeeper.
The majority of commercial beekeepers in these provinces are involved with pollination services for the horticulture industry particularly blueberries and apples.
Pollination Honey bees are vital for the pollination of fruit, vegetables and hybrid canola seed. Well pollinated crops produce more fruit and honey bees increase production by times. Canada ranks 1st in the world for canola production.
Pollination of canola is a major activity for the Canadian honey bee industry. Each year aroundcolonies of honey bees half the colonies in Canada contribute to the annual crop of This hybrid seed industry is dependent on honey bees for precise pollen transfer of specific genetic lines.
Canada ranks 2nd in the world for blueberry production. Beekeepers provide around 35, colonies of honey bees for blueberry pollination. Canada is 16th in the world for apple production and beekeepers supply around 15, colonies for the pollination of tree fruit.
Honey Production Canada produces 75 million pounds of honey annually. Quebec and northern NB also have a short season mid May - mid Sept. The active season in other regions is April- October longer for coastal BC.Industry Overview.
Overview of the Canadian Apiculture Industry Canadian Honey Council. Demography There are approximately 7, beekeepers in Canada operating a total of , colonies of honeybees.
The ratio of commercially operated bee colonies to those owned by hobbyists is and the reverse is true for the number of operators i.e 20% of the beekeepers maintain 80% of the colonies.
Saskatoon is situated along the banks of the scenic South Saskatchewan River, in the heart of the Canadian prairies. The city lies km ( miles) north of the United States border, km ( miles) east of the Alberta border and km ( miles) west of the Manitoba border. High above the banks of the North Saskatchewan River in North East Edmonton sits Raven Crest Golf & Country Club.
For over 20 years, the course has been recognized as one of the top Edmonton golf courses featuring some of the most challenging opening holes in area. Information about fishing in Saskatchewan The information below will give anglers a quick overview of fishing guidelines in Saskatchewan.
For detailed information on any of the topics below, consult the latest Saskatchewan Angler’s Guide or the detailed Rules and Regulations page.
Moon Lake Golf & Country Club is a beautiful 27 hole Scottish Links style championship golf course located fifteen minutes southwest of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. With slope ratings from to , Moon Lake presently holds the highest slope rating in Saskatchewan. Hamilton to Host Country Music Week and the CCMA Awards Show in (Hamilton, ON) March 9, – The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) is pleased to announce that Hamilton, Ontario has been selected as host city of Country Music Week Scheduled for September , , this four-day annual event – part music festival and part industry conference – will culminate .