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!

2022 WHPA EVENTS 

WHPA Executive Committee Meeting March 23, 2022 

Location to be determined.  

WHPA Summer Meeting June 10-11, 2022  

Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids. Registration and details forthcoming.

Farm Technology Days July 12-14 , 2022  

Roehl Acres of Loyal in Clark County, WI

WI State Fair Honey Booth Aug. 4-14, 2022  

Wisconsin Products Pavilion, WI State Fair in West Allis, WI

WHPA Fall Convention November 3-5, 2022 

WHPA Fall Convention is November 3-5, 2022. Location to be determined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest News

2021 Beekeeper of the Year, Doug Hauke

2021 Beekeeper of the Year, Doug Hauke

On November 6, 2021 Doug Hauke was honored as WHPA’s 2021 Beekeeper of the Year at the annual Fall Convention in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. As a boy, Doug wanted nothing to do with the bees on his father's dairy farm. He headed to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to study bacteriology and virology.  While there, he worked several seasons at the University’s bee lab. The bee research experience changed his thinking.  It convinced him he was destined to raise bees back home and by 1980 he owned the family business.
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Tim & Lois Fulton Receive 2021 Pioneer Award

Tim & Lois Fulton Receive 2021 Pioneer Award

The 2021 Pioneer Award winners, Tim & Lois Fulton have been beekeepers for over 25 years.  They are a small-scale honey producer specializing in local, seasonal raw honey, creamed honey, beeswax candles, beeswax wood sealer and conditioner, and propolis. They can...

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2022 WHPA Youth Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

2022 WHPA Youth Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

Now in its 3rd year, the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association announces the application period for the Youth Beekeeper Scholarship Program. Selected applicants are 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.  Mentors are needed for the scholarship recipients.
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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!