National Honey Month

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National Honey Month
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SignificanceCelebrating nature’s original sweetener.
Begins1 September
Ends30 September
Date1 September
Next time1 September 2022 (2022-09-01)

National Honey Month is a celebratory and promotional event held annually during the month of September in the United States.

Its purpose is to promote American beekeeping, the beekeeping industry, and honey as a natural and beneficial sweetener.

September is significant for honey producers as it is the month that marks the end of the honey collection season for many beekeepers in the United States.


The awareness month was initiated by The National Honey Board, a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) founded and overseen organization.[1] (a US government established, USDA-overseen, organization)[2] in 1989.[3]

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  1. ^ "National Honey Board". National Honey Board. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "HONEY RESEARCH, PROMOTION, AND CONSUMER INFORMATION ACT (7 U.S.C. 4601-4613)". Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA). Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  3. ^ "September is National Honey Month!". National Honey Board. Archived from the original on August 18, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012.

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