2020 National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Competition



From: Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees

Contact: Molly Sausaman, Executive Director, 404-760-2875, msausaman@abfnet.org

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.

Submission Deadline: April 1, 2020

Please visit http://preservationofhoneybees.org/essays/2020-essays for the full details.

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