2016 Beekeeping Essay Contest Deadline has been extended!

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All abuzz about bees and why they’re so important to us? Share your thoughts in this essay competition, and maybe even win a cash prize!

The 2016 essay topic is                                                                     “Bee and Pollination. How Important is it?”

Sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees

Now more than ever, people are asking. “What will happen if the bees are gone?” Your paper should research and help answer this question.

Click here for complete announcement and rules.

AWARDS:      Cash Prizes to 3 Top Winners:
•1st Place — $750.00    •2nd Place — $500.00  •3rd Place — $250.00

Each State Winner, including the national winners, receives an appropriate book about honey bees, beekeeping, or honey.

The deadline for entries to be submitted to the State 4-H Office has been extended to February 15, 2016.


Send essay to:
4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest
State 4-H Office

531 S. College Avenue

113 Townsend Hall

Newark, DE  19716