WHPA Welcomes New District Chairs

WHPA Welcomes New District Chairs

WHPA welcomes Chris Hansen and Missy Moore to the Northeastern and Central Districts where they will each serve as District Chair respectively. Hansen replaces outgoing Northeastern District Chair Dan Piechowski who now serves on the WHPA Board of Directors. Moore was...
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...
Fire Cider Recipe to Fight Cold & Flu

Fire Cider Recipe to Fight Cold & Flu

CREDIT GOES TO  https://www.eatingbirdfood.com/ for this recipe: An immune-boosting health tonic with fresh horseradish, ginger, garlic, onions, cayenne pepper, apple cider vinegar and honey. Recipe inspired and adapted from Mountain Rose Herbs. INGREDIENTS 1/2...
UW Students Create a Buzz with Bee Shield

UW Students Create a Buzz with Bee Shield

UW-Oshkosh students Macall Hill (now alumnus), Jessica Tarter, and Parker Schmidt are 3 business administration students at UW-Oshkosh who joined forces with UW-Oshkosh’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) to develop and market the Bee Shield™. CEI...
2019 Beekeeper of the Year, Kent Pegorsch

2019 Beekeeper of the Year, Kent Pegorsch

On November 2 Kent Pegorsch was honored as WHPA’s 2019 Beekeeper of the Year at the annual Fall Convention in Fond du Lac, WI. Kent is the current WHPA President and also serves as a Director for the American Beekeeping Federation. He owns and operates Dancing Bear...
Lee Heine Honored with WHPA Pioneer Award

Lee Heine Honored with WHPA Pioneer Award

Lee Heine of Hillsboro, WI was honored with the WHPA Pioneer Award on November 2 in Fond du Lac, WI at the annual WHPA Fall Convention.The Pioneer Award is a lifetime achievement recognition of members who have made a long lasting, significant impact on the beekeeping...
WHPA Summer Night Social July 17, 2020

WHPA Summer Night Social July 17, 2020

Join WHPA for a summer night social on Friday, July 17th at the Hotel Mead Bar at 5pm in Wisconsin Rapids. More information to be announced.