2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW RESULTS

Premier Sponsor of the 2016 ADGA National Show   Platinum Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show Gold Sponsors of the 2016 ADGA National Show 2016 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW AWARDS   HERDSMAN:   Greg & Vicki Larson & Family, Colorado – Sponsored by Dairy Goat Journal DISTANT HERD:  Sonia Thyssen, Washington – Sponsored by Robert Cassette In Memory of Evelyn Cassette […]

2017 ADGA National Show

The 2017 American Dairy Goat Association National Show will be held July 8-14, 2017 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The public is welcome to attend this event and there is no charge to attend as a spectator. For the show schedule, exhibitor information, sponsors and much more visit the ADGA National Show […]

The First National Dairy Goat Awareness Day

On June 12, 1986, the American Dairy Goat Association presented six dairy goat kids to the US Department of Agriculture. The day is recognized as the first National Dairy Goat Awareness Day and was commemorated by a gathering under a tent near the Washington Monument in Washington, DC. At the presentation, a painting of President Ronald […]

National Dairy Goat Awareness Week

A Brief History The first Dairy Goat Awareness Day was observed in 1986. On June 12, 1986, the American Dairy Goat Association presented six dairy goat kids to the US Department of Agriculture. At that time, an ADGA Life Membership Certificate was also given to President Ronald Reagan along with a painting of dairy goats. […]

What is the Spotlight Sale?

The Spotlight Sale is the premium dairy goat sale event of the year, occurring in October during the American Dairy Goat Association Annual Convention. While there are spotlights at the sale, the name better describes the scrutiny by which each animal is selected. After meeting high health and ADGA breed conformity standards, the American Dairy […]

Advertisers in the ADGA Membership Directory

Advertisers in the American Dairy Goat Membership Directory reach approximately 15,000 targeted potential customers through the printed directory and thousands more through ADGA’s website. For advertisement sizes and rates email: advertise@adga.org 2017 ADGA Advertisers To support companies who advertise in American Dairy Goat Association publications, buy products or use services from the following companies and […]

Sable Breed Standard Survey Results

ADGA Members were recently surveyed about a color requirement for the Sable breed. Should Sables be required to exhibit 25% color other than white or light cream for registration? Proponents of the 25% color requirement believe it would make the Sable breed more distinguishable from the Saanen breed, strengthening the legitimacy of the breed. This change […]

New Nigerian Dwarf Measuring Stick Transportable

A new measuring stick for miniature breeds such as the Nigerian Dwarf Goat is now available from the American Dairy Goat Association. This measuring wicket comes in three 15 inch sections for easy airline transportation and requires no tools to assemble. Using this livestock wicket, you will know it meets the requirements described in the […]

Stamped Duplicates Have New Features

Stamped Duplicates of your registration applications may now be printed directly from the ADGA Member Services website. Printing of the Stamped Duplicates may be done at the end of the Goat Registration process or at the Goat Lookup service. The Stamped Duplicate will be available for download up to 30 days after registration. Depending on […]

Call for Spotlight Sale Nominations

The ADGA Spotlight Sale Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 Sale which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday evening, October 28. Take the time now to evaluate your herd for a potential nominee. The Spotlight Sale is a unique opportunity to accentuate the accomplishments you have made in your herd. Don’t pass […]

2017 ADGA National Show Judges

2017 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW JUDGES Congratulations to the following judges who will officiate at the 2017 ADGA National Show: Edward Cavanagh, Ontario, CD;  Julie Matthys, Indiana; Karen Smith, Tennessee; Dustin Noble, Tennessee;  Lynn Benedict, West Virginia; Todd Biddle, Pennsylvania. The show will be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin July 8-15.

2017 Linear Appraisal Schedule

The tentative schedule has been published.  Go to the link in order to access the schedule and maps that will help you determine when the appraiser will be in your area.  The initial deadline for the first application round is January 31st.  All applications within the mapped regions and sent by that deadline are considered equally. […]

2017 ADGA Judges List

Judge’s Pledge of Eligibility and Ethics 144KB Judges Training Materials Below is the current list of ADGA judges. # Advanced Judge – 13 or more years of continuous licensing * Approved Instructor for Official ADGA Pre-Training Conferences Name (Renewal Year) – Address Airport – Phone – Email Kassandra N Abrams (2018) Denver, CO 900 South Quince […]

News from 2016 ADGA Meeting Austin-Texas

ADGA Board elects new Executive Committee President: Ken Feaster-Eytchison (Director District 7-Idaho) First Vice President: Philip Cassette (Director District 1-Maine) Second Vice President: Tom Cox (Director District 1- Maine) Member-At-Large: Melissa O’Rourke (Director District 4-Iowa) Immediate Past President: Robin Saum (Director District 4-Ohio)