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Welcome to the Iowa Honey Producers Association Website

Greetings from the Iowa Honey Producers Association! We hope you find your visit enjoyable and educational. The Buzz Newsletter contains the majority of the site content. In the future additional articles will be posted from IHPA to help document the experiences and expertise of beekeepers across the state of Iowa.

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IHPA News & Events Blog

Keep up to date with the IHPA News & Events Blog. Below are some of the most recent posts. You can click on the links below, or the navigation tab at the top of the page to check out the latest news.


2014 CIBA Annual Auction
IHPA Board Meeting Rescheduled
2013 IHPA Annual Meeting Agenda with Speaking Times
The Bayer Bee Care Tour — March 28th in Ames,Iowa
Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming IHPA Events in 2013!



Mark Your Calendar for the Beekeeping Annual Auction!

The Central Iowa Beekeeper’s Annual Auction
is being held on April 12th 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


The auction located is right on Hwy 141, north side of the road – just 1 block west of the hospital in Perry, Iowa.

2014 CIBA Annual Auction Flyer


2014 Iowa Beekeeping Courses

2014 Iowa Beekeeping Courses


Dates To Bee Remembered

February 9th IHPA Board Meeting Ankeny DMACC location at 3pm.

April 12th CIBA Annual Auction Perry, IA 10 am

Package bees are for sale now. Some suppliers will require orders to be placed before the end of February. Some years it can become difficult to find packages going into March so now is a good time to start considering any package bee purchases



Honeybees visit approximately 2 million flowers to produce just 1 pound of honey.

Honeybee on a dandelion.

As the saying goes, "...busy as a bee!"