Iowa Honey Producers Association Membership
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IHPA Membership Contact Person:
Treasurer: Rhonda Heston
52735 187th Avenue
Chariton, IA 50049
2016 membership dues are $20 for an individual membership and $5 for a second family member living in your household.
Rhonda Heston, Treasurer
Why you will be happy to become a member of the Iowa Honey Producers Association
The Iowa Honey Producers Association represents the needs and the interests of the beekeeping industry.
For the benefit of its members, the IHPA offers:
honey industry promotion
opportunities for networking with honey producers
annual conference and trade show
financial support for honey bee research
advocacy for the industry relating to legislative issues
access to national beekeeping journals
membership in the Iowa State Horticultural Society
promotions at the Iowa State Fair
beekeeping classes/educational opportunities
youth scholarship/ mentoring program
works closely with the State Apiarist
By-Laws of the Iowa Honey Producers Association
Article 11 - Objects
The objects of this Association shall be to coodinate the interest of the beekeepers of Iowa and bring them into closer relationship of mutual helpfulness by association, conference and correspondence; to sponsor legislation for the benefit and protection of the industry; to assit in the dissemination of information on the control of diseases; to inform the members and the public of the valuable use of honey as well as the importance of the honey bee in relation to the pollination of agricultural crops, and to support every effort to promote the advancement of the beekeeping industry.
Article 111 - Membership
Section 1. Anyone interested in the beekeeping industry is entitled to a membership in this organization.