Our Mission

The whpa was organized in 1864 by the beekeepers in the state of wisconsin.
The purpose of the WHPA is to form a strong bond and fellowship among commercial and hobby honey producers to effectively:

  • Protect the honey producing industry of Wisconsin from policies and environmental changes that will negatively affect honey production. 
  • Improve the marketing of honey and bee products by supporting and promoting the Honey Queen Program, advertising, and scientific developments beneficial to honey producers and the industry.
  • Support and promote educational programs by disseminating scientific developments and by sharing knowledge among members.
  • Support and promote educational programs aimed at public acceptance of the honeybee in our environment.