Protecting the honey producing industry in Wisconsin

Improving marketing for Wisconsin honey and bee products

Supporting educational programs and promoting awareness

Providing resources for Wisconsin's beekeeper community

Whether you’re a beekeeper, thinking of becoming one, looking to buy local honey,
or just curious about the importance of bees in our ecosystem, the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is here for you!

2020 WHPA EVENTS

CANCELLED – WHPA FALL CONVENTION – NOV. 6-7, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the WHPA Fall Convention scheduled for November 6-7, 2020 at Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells has been CANCELLED!!

Latest News

WHPA 2021 Youth Beekeeper Scholarship Program Seeks Applicants

WHPA 2021 Youth Beekeeper Scholarship Program Seeks Applicants

The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is accepting applications for its 2021 Youth Beekeeper Scholarship Program.  Selected applicants will be awarded a 2-year scholarship that will include a complete 10-frame hive kit, equipment, and a 3lb. package or a nucleus colony of live honey bees.  
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WISCONSIN HONEY QUEEN PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

GREENFIELD, WIS., September 14, 2020 – The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is seeking applicants for the position of 2021 Wisconsin Honey Queen. The 2021 Wisconsin Honey Queen will travel the state promoting the honey and beekeeping industries. The Queen will...

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Caring for Honey Bees in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 Resources for Agricultural Operations

The COVID-19 Toolkit lists resources provided by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) for agricultural organizations as they prepare for potential impacts of COVID-19 on their business operations.
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Best Management Practices for Mite Control in WI

Best Management Practices for Mite Control in WI

WHPA issues a Best Management Practices for Varroa mite control in Wisconsin. Beekeepers from hobbyist to commercial scale are challenged by controlling Varroa mite infestations in their colonies. This document is intended to educate Wisconsin beekeepers on factors to be considered when choosing methods to control mites as well as give a brief biological sketch of the mite.
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Join WHPA

We welcome all beekeepers and people interested in beekeeping to join the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association!