Bee Keeping Essay Contest

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2017 Essay Topic:  “How can MP3 (Managed Pollinator Protection Plan) more effectively protect honey bees from pesticide exposure?”

Sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.


Now more than ever, people are asking, “What will happen if the bees are gone?”  With the continued threat of pesticides, this is a very real question.  Your paper should research and help answer this question.


Complete announcement and rules are attached.


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 is February 14, 2017 (Valentine’s Day).

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

531 S. College Avenue

113 Townsend Hall

Newark, DE  19716