The Business Of Bees

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The business of bees is changing from honey to pollination. (Ezra David Romero/Valley Public Radio)

Bees are a hot commodity for California almond farmers who've been trucking them in from all over the country to pollinate our state's lucrative almond groves. Demand for bees has exploded so much that around 80% of the income that commercial bee keepers make is from pollination services, not from making honey.

Guest: Adam Allington, Bloomberg Environment