, Muskogee, OK

May 1, 2013

P.M. UPDATE: Two from area named members to Angus Association

— Brad Holt of Muskogee and Fryar Farms of Porum are new members of the American Angus Association, reports Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

The American Angus Association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world, according to a media release. Its computerized records include detailed information on more than 17 million registered Angus.

The Association records ancestral information, keeps production records on individual animals, and develops industry-leading selection tools for its members. These programs and services help members select and mate the best animals in their herds to produce quality genetics for the beef cattle industry and quality beef for consumers.