More beekeepers could result in more bees

More beekeepers could result in more bees

SANGAMON COUNTY -- There's a buzz in Illinois. The Ag Department says more people are becoming beekeepers; 38% more in the past year.
SANGAMON COUNTY -- There's a buzz in Illinois. The Ag Department says more people are becoming beekeepers; 38% more in the past year. But, there are fewer bees because of pests and disease.

Experts hope the numbers will go up as more people take care of them. More than 2,500 people are registered as beekeepers in Illinois. Some do it as a job; others, a hobby.

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