Mission Statement

The Bean Improvement Cooperative – BIC is a voluntary and informal organization to effect the exchange of information and materials for the improvement of bean production worldwide. Members include scientists, students, private organizations and lay-people interested in our mission.

Request for BIC reports—for volume 63. Due date for reports February 20th.

BIC Meeting 2021 in Saskatoon, Canada

The next BIC biennial meeting will be held in Saskatoon, Canada in October/November 2021.

BIC Meeting 2019 in Fargo, North Dakota

Organization

The President runs the BIC with assistance from a Coordinating Committee that meets every two years at the Biennial Meeting. In addition, three sub-committees provide input on matters related to specific topics. These include an Awards Committee, a Genetics Committee and a Local Organizing Committee that runs the biennial meeting. Membership in these committees is invited and a membership list is provided.

Dr. Timothy Porch, BIC President
USDA-ARS-TARS
2200 P.A. Campos Ave., Suite 201
Mayaguez, P.R. 00680
USA

Tele: (787) 831-3435 Ext. 254
FAX: (787) 831-3386
Email: timothy.porch@usda.gov