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California Beekeepers Fight Rustlers

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California Beekeepers Fight Rustlers

California Beekeepers Fight Rustlers

California Beekeepers Fight Rustlers

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A sign warns that this beekeeper's hives are protected by microchips. Tamara Keith, NPR hide caption

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California has a problem with bee rustlers, and some enterprising beekeepers are fighting back. Planting discreet microchips inside their beehives, the keepers can identify which hives belong to which keeper. Tamara Keith reports from Fresno.