WHPA Summer Meeting July 14 in Redgranite, WI

WHPA Summer Meeting July 14 in Redgranite, WI

Mark your calendars and make plans to attend the WHPA Summer Meeting on Saturday, July 14 at the Lions Hall, 145 Dearborn Street in Redgranite, WI. Keynote speaker Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp (pictured) from the University of Maryland will speak on honeybee health. Doors...
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...

Phil May

Philip G. May, 83, of Harvard, IL died Thursday November 23, 2017 at his home. He was born in Chicago on September 14, 1934 to George and Alvina (Kirchner) May. He married Jeannine Sebby on October 14, 1961 in Skokie. Mr. May dedicated his life to being a Beekeeper,...

Don Pritchard

Don Pritchard Donald Pritchard, a long-time beekeeper and WHPA member passed away October 25, 2017. Don started raising honey bees with two hives in 1973. It didn’t take long for the beekeeping bug to bite him and within 5 years he was running 100 hives in the...

University of Wisconsin is Looking for Your Help

The University of Wisconsin is conducting an assessment to determine practices currently being used in Wisconsin to enhance pollinators. We will use this information to direct further research and outreach efforts. Pollinators are defined as any animal that visits...

WISCONSIN HONEY QUEEN PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

MILWAUKEE, WIS., October 2, 2017 – The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is seeking applicants for the position of 2018 Wisconsin Honey Queen. The 2018 Wisconsin Honey Queen will travel the state promoting the honey and beekeeping industries. The Queen will...
WHPA FALL CONVENTION

WHPA FALL CONVENTION

Fall Convention November 2-4, 2017 Holiday Inn Eau Claire South 4751 Owen Ayres Court Eau Claire, WI View on Google Maps Hotel Reservations: (715) 830-9889 Download Registration Form Keynote Speakers Also featuring a young commercial beekeepers panel, honey show,...

2017 Honey Bee Poster Contest

2017 Honey Bee Poster Contest Honey Bees: Where They Live Divisions: 2nd grade and under; 3-5 grade; 6-8 grade; 9-12 grade Rules: 11”x14” poster board Print name, address, age, & grade clearly on back Include theme in design Posters become property of the WHPA...