2020 WHPA Beekeeper of the Year, Keith Penney

2020 WHPA Beekeeper of the Year, Keith Penney

After retiring as vice president of Manufacturing for the Waupaca Foundry, Keith Penney took up beekeeping.  He would agree that it has changed his life for the better as he discovered a love for bees and mentoring. Penney’s work in the WHPA has been as a contributor...
Bill & Susan Palmer Receive Pioneer Award

Bill & Susan Palmer Receive Pioneer Award

Bill and Susan have hearts of gold – honey gold! The Palmers have been members of WHPA since 1993. According to the Palmers, “When we moved from the city to a rural area, one of the first things we did was plant fruit trees.  We patiently waited 3 years for fruit, but...
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 Youth Beekeeper Scholarship Program.  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. package...

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...