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Posted: April 9, 2017 at 1 a.m.

2 cattle farms join Angus Association

Osage Farm LLC and Danny Smith Cattle Co. are new members of the American Angus Association, the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

Osage Farms is based in Springdale, and Danny Smith Cattle is in Fayetteville. The American Angus Association has more than 25,000 active adult and junior members.

The association aims to record ancestral information and keep production records and genomic data on individual animals to develop industry-leading selection tools for its members.

UA hosts supply-chain summer camp

The Supply Chain Management Research Center and the Center for Retailing Excellence at the Sam M. Walton College of Business are hosting a retail supply chain management summer camp July 9-13 at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

The five-day residential summer camp for 11th- and 12th-graders will teach campers about supply chain management, online and in-store commerce, consumer behavior, logistics and retailer or supplier-related industries. The students will also tour nearby companies, hear from industry leaders and faculty and take part in business case studies.

The camp is limited to 25 students and will cost $650 per camper. Applications must be received no later than May 25.

For more information or to apply, visit or call (479) 575-6107.

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