Beekeeping Instructor Wanted

Adjunct opening at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, WI. Interested in teaching adjunct Beekeeping courses at CVTC? Apply online at: https://careers-cvtc.icims.com/jobs/1229/beekeeping-instructor . Deadline for submitting an application is Sunday...

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...

Get Ready for the Mite-A-Thon

Varroa mites are one of the greatest threats to honey bee health, honey production, and pollination services. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has been proud to equip beekeepers with the information, tools, and resources they need to detect, monitor, and manage these...
WHPA Summer Meeting – Saturday, July 8, 2017

WHPA Summer Meeting – Saturday, July 8, 2017

The 2017 Wisconsin Honey Producers Association summer meeting will be on Saturday, July 8th at the Lion’s Hall 145 Dearborn St in Red Granite, Wisconsin. Timeline 8:30 a.m. Registration ($20, includes lunch) 9:00 a.m. Welcome — Matt LaForge 9:05 a.m. Bees...
Melanie Kirby to Speak at WHPA Summer Meeting

Melanie Kirby to Speak at WHPA Summer Meeting

Save the Date! WHPA’s Summer Meeting in Redgranite on Saturday, July 8 will feature keynote speaker, Melanie Kirby, owner of Zia Queenbee Co. of northern New Mexico. Melanie Kirby has been keeping bees professionally since 1997- beginning first as a Beekeeping...