Protecting the honey producing industry in Wisconsin

Improving marketing for Wisconsin honey and bee products

Supporting educational programs and promoting awareness

Providing resources for Wisconsin's beekeeper community

Whether you’re a beekeeper, thinking of becoming one, looking to buy local honey,
or just curious about the importance of bees in our ecosystem, the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association is here for you!

2020 WHPA EVENTS

SPRING DISTRICT MEETINGS

  •  SOUTHWESTERN & SOUTHERN DISTRICTS Joint Meeting – date & location TBA
  • NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT – March 1st at Mosquito Hill, New London
  • CENTRAL DISTRICT – March 7th at McMillan Library, Wisconsin Rapids
  • SOUTHEASTERN DISTRICT – March 14th at Moraine Park Technical College, West Bend
  • NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT – March 21st, Alliance Church, Menomonee
  • WESTERN DISTRICT – date & location TBA

WHPA SUMMER MEETING – JULY 18, 2020

Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, Room Rate $99+tax

(Summer Night Social July 17th at Hotel Mead)

WHPA FALL CONVENTION – NOV. 6-7, 2020

Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Room rate: $99 + tax

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Marla Spivak

Latest News

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 Apiary in Waupaca, WI and is an active member of the Waupaca County Beekeepers.
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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 industry and have continued to provide service over an extended period of time. 
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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 be considered when choosing methods to control mites as well as give a brief biological sketch of the mite.
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WHPA Summer Conference July 18, 2020

WHPA's Summer Conference will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the Lions Hall, 145 Dearborn Street in Redgranite, WI. Conference fee is $20 at the door, no pre-registration required. Doors open at 8:30am with program to begin at 9am.
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Join WHPA

We welcome all beekeepers and people interested in beekeeping to join the Wisconsin Honey Producers Association!