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Beekeeping is the practice of intentional maintenance of honeybee hives by humans.

A beekeeper may keep bees in order to collect honey and beeswax, or for the purpose of pollinating crops, or to produce bees for sale to other beekeepers.

A location where bees are kept is called an apiary.

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