The purpose of the Montgomery County Beef Improvement Association (MCBIA) is to:
- promote the identification, evaluation, and improvement of beef cattle,
- promote the optimum use of forages for beef cattle,
- and to promote the recognition and merchandising of superior beef cattle in our area
2019 Beef Cattle Short Course August 5 – 7, 2019 at Texas A&M University
Topics include animal health, nutrition, reproduction, breeding, genetics, selection, research, marketing and handling. Management sessions will cover business, forage, range, and purebred cattle. Topics such as landowner issues and fence building will be featured at this BCSC. Sessions are designed for everyone, from the newest member of the industry to the most seasoned producer. A number of pesticide CEUs, veterinarian CECs and BQA credits are available to attendees Additionally, over 150 agriculture related businesses and trade show exhibitors annually attend the course and attest to the fact that it is the most highly attended activity of its kind anywhere in the United States. Annually over 1,700 participants attend the Beef Cattle Short Course to gain valuable knowledge about beef cattle production.