WHPA 2021 Fall Convention Comes to Wisconsin Rapids

WHPA 2021 Fall Convention Comes to Wisconsin Rapids

Join the WI Honey Producers Association at the 2021 Fall Convention Nov. 4-6, 2021 Hotel Mead & Conference Center 451 E. Grand Avenue, Wisconsin Rapids (800) 843-6323 WHPA Fall Convention Registration 2021 MAIL IN FORM Online registration is open! Click here to...
Kids and Bees Expo

Kids and Bees Expo

Every year as part of the WHPA annual convention, member organize the Kids & Bees Expo The Expo offers the opportunity for kids to learn more about bees and honey. Kids attending have the opportunity to experience the following: See an observation hive with live...

WISCONSIN HONEY QUEEN PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WISCONSIN HONEY QUEEN PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS GREENFIELD, WIS., September 21,2021 – The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is seeking applicants for the position of 2022 Wisconsin Honey Queen. The 2022 Wisconsin Honey Queen will travel...
Nominations Open for Beekeeper of the Year and WHPA Awards

Nominations Open for Beekeeper of the Year and WHPA Awards

DOWNLOAD NOMINATION FORM HERE Please consider nominating a fellow beekeeper(s) for recognition of their accomplishments, contributions, and efforts in the field of beekeeping. The Awards committee seeks members to consider the following: Beekeeper of the Year: This is...
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 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...
Dr. Katie Lee to Speak at WHPA Summer Meeting June 12th

Dr. Katie Lee to Speak at WHPA Summer Meeting June 12th

Join the WHPA on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Hotel Mead, 451 E. Grand Ave. Wisconsin Rapids for the Annual Summer Meeting Room blocked under Wisconsin Honey Producers Association. Please book your room early to take advantage of reduced rate.  Call (800) 843-6323...
2021 WI Honey Queen Announced

2021 WI Honey Queen Announced

The Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is proud to announce that Anna Evenson of Cambridge, Wisconsin was selected as the 2021 Wisconsin Honey Queen.  Anna is the daughter of Jeffery and Laura Evenson of Cambridge, Wisconsin.  She is a student the University of...