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State Seeks to Attract Beekeepers, and Bees

A new North Carolina government program subsidizes people who want to become beekeepers. The initiative is an attempt to address a nationwide bee shortage that threatens the future of American agriculture. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.

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Adam Hochberg
Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Adam Hochberg reports on a broad range of issues in the Southeast. Since he joined NPR in 1995, Hochberg has traveled the region extensively, reporting on its changing economy, demographics, culture and politics. He also currently focuses on transportation. Hochberg covered the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, followed candidates in three Presidential elections and reported on more than a dozen hurricanes.