Yirsa's World's Best Tasting Honey

The best tasting honey in the world is from Big Sandy Montana! Ken Yirsa and his family planted 100 acres of Hairy Vetch the first year they tried it in their crop rotation. Hairy Vetch, is a moderately winter-hardy species. It is the only vetch species that can be fall-seeded and reach maturity the following July. It is a legume, grown as a forage crop, fodder crop, cover crop, and green manure. Hairy vetch as a legume is used primarily for soil improvement. During that first year the Yirsas noticed there were plenty of bees in the neighborhood pollinating the crop. Hairy Vetch has an intense...