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...
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...
2022 WHPA Youth Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

2022 WHPA Youth Scholarship Program Accepting Applications

The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is sponsoring a Youth Beekeeper Scholarship Program, now entering its 3rd year.  Scholars will be awarded a 2-year scholarship to a complete 10-frame hive kit, bee suit, gloves, smoker, hive tool, bee brush, and either a 3lb....

WI Honey Queen Program Seeks Applicants – DEADLINE EXTENDED

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN HONEY QUEEN PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS GREENFIELD, WIS., September 21,2021 – The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is seeking applicants for the position of 2022 Wisconsin Honey Queen. The 2022 Wisconsin Honey Queen will travel...