The topic for the 2013 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest was:
4-H Essayists Look to Reducing Bee-Killing Pesticide Usage
Here are the three winners and their essays:
First Place – Elise Dunning, Washington [ read the essay ]
Second Place – Spring Vasey, Delaware [ read the essay ]
Third Place – Harold Mizell, Louisiana [ read the essay ]
Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to all the other writers that submitted essays.