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 […]
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 […]
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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.
Please see the 2015-2016 Committee list here.
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. […]
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2015-16 ADGA Committees
Canada has revised its requirements for the import of sheep and goats from the United States. The changes are scheduled to go into effect February 1, 2016. Visit the American Sheep Industry Association website for more detailed information about the Changes to Canada’s Import Requirements.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
We hope you will join us October 25-30, 2016 at the Hilton Austin Airport Hotel in Austin, TX. This page will be a work in progress and we will be adding information as it becomes available. Please check back often as we will be updating it frequently. Make plans now to visit Austin and attend the ADGA […]
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 […]
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 […]
Registration applications postmarked to the ADGA office on or after October 1st will be charged the standard mail-in rate. Members can register animals at ADGA.org for a discounted price, and have registered 895 animals online successfully, which is the same number completed online in the same period last year.
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 […]