The brand of the Union County Cattlemen’s Association is driven by our passion and love for the cattle industry. Our aspirations are to provide our local community both farm & nonfarm related educational opportunities to learn about all avenues of our local beef industry. By providing meetings, field days, sales, Jr Cattlemen Clubs, and educational events; we strive to promote and grow our consumer and producer relations.
The UCCA membership is comprised of members ranging from cattlemen & women, agribusiness professionals, and political figures. Union County ranks 7th in the NC Beef Cattle with 12,000 head in production. Cattle breeds include but not limited to: Angus, Brahman, Charolais, Gelbvieh, Hereford, Long Horn, Santa Gertrudis, Simmental, and various Crossbreds.
UCCA Officers & Board of Directors for 2016. UCCA operates as a nonprofit organization and follows the by-laws and constitution established by the organization.
The UCCA focuses on education for our high school members.
Jr Cattlemen or women members have monthly meetings at 6pm on the third Thursday night. Students are welcome to attend the regular cattlemen’s meeting and supper at 7pm those evening. Educational Sessions include:
Scholarship – The UCCA provides a $1500.00 scholarship a qualifying student in livestock agriculture each year. Please download the application and return to the UCCA by March 1, 2016.