America's Migrant beekeepers (67 images)

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The Nomads of Mass Pollination, United States

American beekeepers are the modern migrant workers in the farming world. In white overalls, they spend half the year transporting their hives across the country so that fruit and vegetables can fill supermarket aisles.
From across the country, 3000 trucks take to the road each year, heading to the Central Valley in California, carrying 1,500,000 hives. Their destination is the almond groves, where forty billion bees are needed...
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