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bee·keep·er

 (bē′kē′pər)
n.

bee′keep·ing n.
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Noun1.beekeeping - the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honeybeekeeping - the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey
cultivation - (agriculture) production of food by preparing the land to grow crops (especially on a large scale)
Translations
mehiläishoito
birøkt

beekeeping

[ˈbiːˌkiːpɪŋ] Napicultura f

beekeeping

[ˈbiːˌkiːpɪŋ] napicoltura
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The management of the estate, his relations with the peasants and the neighbors, the care of his household, the management of his sister's and brother's property, of which he had the direction, his relations with his wife and kindred, the care of his child, and the new bee-keeping hobby he had taken up that spring, filled all his time.
And all this, together with shooting and his new bee-keeping, filled up the whole of Levin's life, which had no meaning at all for him, when he began to think.
WOMEN'S INSTITUTE The speakers at the meeting on Tuesday 6 November will be Jay Forman and Kes Horton whose subject will be "POractical bee-keeping and honey tasting".
Auction.EER Ryan Beach, the owner of Anthemion Auctions in Cardiff, deals in the hectic world of art and antiques for his day job, but out of hours, allows himself to absorbed by the more rural pursuit of bee-keeping.
He explained that apart from crop production, animal husbandry, involving the rearing of animals, such as pigs, cattle, fowls and non-traditional animals such as bee-keeping, snail farming as well grass-cutter rearing, are all very lucrative business ventures.
Prof Dr Sarwat N Mirza Vice Chancellor of the University, in his address encouraged the participants to learn and conduct researches on various aspects of bee-keeping as this activity augments and ensures pollination in variety of fruits and vegetables.
Committee members wrote to Miss Stanley Rogerson, registrar for the parish of Kilmadock, to find out what arrangements were being made there to encourage and revive bee-keeping.
As many as 3,900 farms will implement cattle-breeding and poultry-farming projects, 2,300 farms will implement fish-breeding and bee-keeping projects, 2,100 farms will implement sheep, goat and rabbit-breeding projects, and 171 farms will implement horse and turkey-breeding projects.
EVER fancied having a go at bee-keeping, learning British sign language or trying jazz dance?
BAJAUR -- The Non-Timber Forest Product (NTFP) Department FATA arranged a training workshop for beekeepers here Wednesday in order to boost up bee-keeping industry and achieve maximum honey production.