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This contest is Sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.
(the winning State essay competes in the National contest)
2017 Essay Topic: “How can MP3 (Managed Pollinator Protection Plan) more effectively protect honey bees from pesticide exposure?”
Beekeeping has had its five minutes of fame for the past five years. 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.
For complete announcement and rules, CLICK HERE.
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.
Send essay to:
4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest
State 4-H Office
531 S. College Avenue
113 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Please call the State 4-H Office (302-831-2509) if you do not get confirmation of receipt of your essay.
State 4-H Essay Winners:
- 2015 – DORY MCCORMICK
- 2014 – KAYLIE WITHROW
- 2013 – SPRING VASEY and 2nd Place Winner in the National Contest
- 2012 – SPRING VASEY and winner of Honorable Mention in the National Contest
- 2011 – MIKAYLA OCKELS and 3rd Place Winner in the National Contest
- 2010 – KYLE SPILLANE
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