National Honey Month

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National Honey Month
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Significance Celebrating nature’s original sweetener.
Begins 1 September
Ends 30 September
Date 1 September
Next time 1 September 2017 (2017-09-01)
Frequency annual

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 2012-08-31. 
  2. ^ "HONEY RESEARCH, PROMOTION, AND CONSUMER INFORMATION ACT (7 U.S.C. 4601-4613)". Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA). Retrieved 2012-08-31. 
  3. ^ "September is National Honey Month!". National Honey Board. Retrieved 2012-08-31. 

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