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...
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...
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 &...

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...