2016 ADGA Judges Training Conference

The Illinois Dairy Goat Association will host an ADGA Judges Training Conference in Champaign, Illinois June 18-19, 2016 preceded by a Pre-TC on June 17. A Training Conference will also be held October 29-30 during the annual convention in Austin, Texas. You can find additional information under Official Judges in your ADGA Guidebook. For online Judges […]

Members Vote for National Show Judges

ADGA members recently cast their ballot for 2016 National Show Judges. The five judges receiving the highest number of votes and accepting a judging assignment were Peter Snyder (NY), Mark Baden (WA), Jennifer Lohman Peterson (WI), Dan Laney (CA), and Aaron J. Carter (CA). A sixth judge will be selected by the National Show Committee. The show […]

ADGA IT Position Available

The American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA), located in Spindale NC, is seeking an Information Management Coordinator to be responsible for coordination and management of the Association’s information resources. This challenging position requires a broad background and experience in information technology management at policy, technical and business operations levels. Click here for more information.

ADGA announces staffing changes

We are pleased to announce that Lisa Shepard, of Truchas New Mexico, has been hired as ADGA’s Performance Programs Manager.  She previously provided contract services as Performance Programs Coordinator.  Lisa brings a wealth of experience with her  ADGA contract work as well as knowledge of the goat industry as a long time goat producer and ADGA member.  […]

2014-2015 Board of Directors

The 2014-2015 ADGA Board of Directors The year designation at the end of the name represents term expiration. Directors serve 3 years and are eligible for reelection. 2014-2015 Board of Directors District One – Northeastern (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire. Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Ontario and Quebec) Thomas G. Cox (2017) Philip M. Cassette […]

GOAT EXPORT MARKETING

The developing world has a demand for breeding goats from the United States.  The most frequently requested breeds are Alpines, Saanens, and Nubians. Our goat industry has marketing advantages over many other countries by offering records from organized programs such as DHIR, Linear Appraisal and our competitive shows, which do not exist in most other countries.  […]

Sires Collected on or after June 1, 2016

In order for a Buck Collection Report to be authorized as valid for purposes of progeny registration, a DNA type must be on file for the sire(s) collected on or after JUNE 1, 2016. Upon receiving collection reports, ADGA will verify that a DNA type has been recorded for each buck listed. ADGA shall contact […]

New DNA Pricing Fees

Beginning November 1, the following rates for various DNA testing services will apply.   Members ADGA Plus Members Non Members DNA Identity Testing $30 $20 for first 3 tests; $27 for any additional testing Not Available G6S $25 $20 $30 Alpha Casein $25 $20 $30    

ADGA National Show

  The 2016 American Dairy Goat Association National Show will be held July 2-9, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA.  We want to thank the members of the Maryland Dairy Goat Association for serving as the host group for this very prestigious event. This is the 5th time the […]

2016 ADGA National Show

The 2016 American Dairy Goat Association National Show will be held July 2-9, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center, Harrisburg, PA.  We want to thank the members of the Maryland Dairy Goat Association for serving as the host group for this very prestigious event. This is the 5th time the ADGA […]

2015 ADGA Convention Early registration extension

2015 ADGA Convention Early registration entries have been extended to October 8. Your form must be RECEIVED at ADGA by Thursday, October 8. This is not a postmark deadline. The Riverside Hotel special reservation rate ends October 1. Visit the host website at adgaconvention.com to reserve your room and download a registration form TODAY! Advance […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for Judges TC Award Stipend from the HARVEY CONSIDINE MEMORIAL FUND

When Harvey Considine died in April of 2005, many ADGA members across the United States generously contributed to a memorial fund created through the ADGA office at the request of the Considine family. One of the ADGA programs that Harvey most heartily endorsed was the official judges training system; he constantly mentored interested persons. Recognizing […]

2015 Committee Reports and Board Summary

2015 Board Summary 2015-16 Committees 2015 REPORTS Advanced Judges Committee Mid Year Year End Annual Meeting Committee Mid Year Year End Annual Meeting Long Range Mid Year Year End Annual Meeting Youth Activities Mid Year Year End Awards Committee Mid Year Year End Addendum Breed Standards Committee Mid Year Year End Constitution and Bylaws Committee […]