beekeeping beekeeping  /ˈbi ˌki pɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the cultivation of bees on a commercial scale for the production of honey

Usage(s):

  1. Urban beekeeping is taking flight as swarms of honeybees alight on capitals like London and Paris.
  2. Chabon's Holmes is long past his Baker Street prime: at 89, he has become a frail, eccentric, beekeeping retiree.
  3. Or ask the participants in Detroit's Garden Resource Program, which recently launched beekeeping classes and saw them fill up immediately.

News

  1. Beekeeper burned, 2 firefighters stung repeatedly while battling bee hive blaze

    Two firefighters who were stung repeatedly by bees were recovering Saturday after battling a blaze that erupted on private land used for beekeeping.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Daily Breeze

  2. Agri-giants trying to solve bee deaths

    Agri-giants trying to solve bee deaths One of every three bites of food we consume depends on pollination by honeybees, but these overlooked contributors to our food system are continuing to die in stubbornly perplexing ways. MCT Wire St. Louis (Mo.) Jun 15, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); Beekeeping groups have held exhaustive conferences ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  3. Flights of the honey bee

    What's the buzz in Clinton Township? Members of Sandusky River Valley Beekeeping Association, a group that serves Seneca, Erie, Huron and Sandusky counties, gathered at a property on TR 15 Friday evening to rescue honey bees in an effort to...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Advertiser-Tribune

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Quotes

  1. In his statement last November, Mr Peters said: "An extensive file search by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade officials has found that the two New Zealand companies referred to in the Volcker report, JB Sales Ltd and Ecroyd Beekeeping Supplies...
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Winston Peters Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I'm on an organic beekeeping e-mail list of about 1,000 people, mostly Americans, and no one in the organic beekeeping world, including commercial beekeepers, is reporting colony collapse on this list," Labchuk said. "The problem with...
    on May 28, 2008 By: Sharon Labchuk Source: Minot Daily News

  3. Mr Lochhead said that Scotland was "committed to supporting the beekeeping community".
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Richard Lochhead Source: The Sun

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