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The bee keepers

How a Harvard scientist, a sixth-generation bee whisperer, and a retired entrepreneur joined forces to rescue an embattled insect and save the American food supply.

Every year, commercial beekeepers ferry billions of honeybees from state to state to pollinate a number of crops. The pollination season typically begins in February and can last into fall. Here are some examples of where beekeepers take their hives.

Source: American Beekeeping Federation

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