Deadline: 2020 National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition
Date: March 13, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact: Gemma Miner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor: California 4-H Youth Development Program
The 2020 National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition is open to active 4-H members only.
Please email your essay to Gemma Miner at email@example.com by March 13, 2020 to be considered. Only one entry is allowed per state for this national competition.
Please see their flyer for full rules and eligibility requirements.
2020 Essay Topic: Overwintering: Bee Survival through the Cold Season
Honey bees have developed special skills to overwinter in the United States. Please discuss one of these skills and then include a discussion about what you do to prepare your hives for winter. Include a photo of one of your hives, either using infrared technology or showing winter wrap, hay bales, special feeders, etc. to demonstrate how you prepare your hives for winter.