Graciously Sponsored by:

The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.
The Georgia Beekeepers Association

 

Each year, Georgia 4-H and the University of Georgia’s Entomology Department organize the 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest.  This contest is a national competition offered by the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc.  The University of Georgia’s Entomology Department will determine the top three essays in Georgia and send the first ranked winner on to compete on the national level, competing against states across the nation.  The national winner will be announced by June 1st.  

 

Learning Outcomes

• Develop leadership, initiative, self-reliance, a sense of fair play and other desirable character traits
• Learn the skills of farm management and an understanding of the business and career opportunities
• Demonstrate individual leadership abilities
• Develop leadership abilities, build character and assume citizenship responsibilities, and develop skills, knowledge, and attitudes for lifelong use

 
 

Contest Rules, Details, and Forms
 

2020 Contest Winning Essay
 

Please contact your local Extension Office for more information.