Nominations for WHPA Awards DUE – deadline extended to Oct. 12

Nominations are being accepted through October 12 for WHPA Awards such as Beekeeper of the Year, Youth Award, Pioneer Award, and more! Submit nominations to Awards Committee Chair Timothy Fulton by October 12. See Awards Form for details. Click here for Awards Form...
2018 Honey Show Comes to WHPA Convention

2018 Honey Show Comes to WHPA Convention

The WI State Fair will be judging honey entries Friday, November 2, 2018 at 1 pm at Hotel Mead in Wisconsin Rapids, WI during the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association Fall Convention. 2018 Honey Show Entry Rules &...
Canadian Beekeeper Keynote Speaker at Fall Convention

Canadian Beekeeper Keynote Speaker at Fall Convention

Ian Steppler is a 3rd generation farmer in Miami, Manitoba Canada. Nearly 10 years ago his brothers, parents and family restructured the family farm into a company and have since expanded into large grain, cattle and beekeeping operation. Ian bought his first 4 hives...

Wisconsin Honey Queen Program Accepting Applications

MILWAUKEE, WIS., August 3, 2018 – The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is seeking applicants for the position of 2019 Wisconsin Honey Queen. The 2019 Wisconsin Honey Queen will travel the state promoting the honey and beekeeping industries. The Queen will broaden...
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...