Membership Renewal

If you have an online account, Renew in Member Services to save time. For New Memberships please visit ADGA New Membership Options. Printable Membership Renewal Form Membership Renewal PDF (Print to mail, Fax or email) Renew Membership Online Now (2019 Membership Renewals will begin on September 2, 2018. Please allow up to a week for processing of your […]

Historic Herd Name Nomination Process

An Historic Herd Name is bestowed upon those outstanding herds that have not simply “made a name” for themselves and bred some top-quality animals, but have contributed significantly in a number of specifically defined areas to a breed or breeds of dairy goats. How to nominate a Historic Herd Name? How to Start the Historic […]

Frequently Used Dairy Goat Acronyms

Dairy goat owners use a lot of acronyms!  Below are some of those that are frequently heard at dairy goat shows and other dairy goat events or seen on registration papers and performance pedigrees.  Do you have suggestions for acronym additions?  Let us know! General | Organizations and Agencies  General Dairy Goat Acronyms + – Good Plus […]

New Test Offering at VGL

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory, (VGL), is offering goat scrapie testing for two variants that are associated with classical scrapie resistance/susceptibility.  They are offering it direct through the lab but are also providing it at a reduced price to ADGA members as part of ADGA’s contractual arrangement with VGL. Price information: New request: $25/sample ADGA Plus participant […]

2017 ADGA Goat Milk Products Competition Results

The American Dairy Goat Association Goat Milk Products Competition was held in Atlanta, Georgia during the ADGA Annual Meeting & Convention. The competition was judged by Gianaclis Caldwell and Tim Gaddis. Best in Show |  Commercial Entry Results | Amateur Entry Results | Judges Best in Show Commercial Alys’s Eclipse, Ruggles Hill Creamery, Tricia Smith Reserve […]

2017 Convention Youth Scholarship Recipients

Each year the American Dairy Goat Association awards thousands of dollars in scholarships for education and participation to its members. Scholarship eligibility is just one of the great benefits of being an ADGA Member. Convention Youth Scholarships are awarded based on answers to the following questions and criteria. Only one Convention Youth Scholarship from ADGA is […]

2017 Breed Leader List

The ADGA Breed Leader list based on 2016 lactations has been released.  Congratulations to all does that made the list along with their owners & breeders and to everyone who takes the time & effort to participate in production testing! Go to current list!  TTv 63  This will always have the most current information. 2016: TTv 62 […]

ADGA Youth Essay Contest 2017

ESSAY TOPIC “The Magic of Mentors” WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Open to any youth who is a youth or regular member of ADGA or who is part of a family membership. Youth do not need to be in attendance at the annual meeting in Atlanta, GA to enter or to win. WHAT ARE THE AGE DIVISIONS? […]

ADGA Youth Photo Contest 2017

CONTEST THEME “Goats at Play” WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Any youth who is a Youth Member, a Regular Member, part of a family or joint membership or the child of an ADGA Member may participate in this contest. You do not need to be at the Annual Meeting and Convention to enter or to win. WHAT […]

ADGA Convention Youth Programs

At each annual meeting, a Youth program offers a range of activities for youth of all ages.  The specific programming for each year will vary. Annual Convention Youth Activities Educational programming ADGA Youth Representative Contest Skill-A-Thon Competition Quiz Bowl Poster Contest Youth Photo Contest Youth and Alternate Youth Representative Each year two people are selected […]

ADGA National Show Recorded Grade Champions 2017

Grand Champion Name: GCH Cherry Glen Gentry Bridget Owner: Diane Kirsch and Wayne Cullen Reserve Grand Champion Name: FFA’s Roxie Owner: Zach Ducharme Junior Champion Name: Early Rise Acres Zoft Dharma Owner: Korey Statton Reserve Junior Champion Name: Deidrago BR Riff-Raff Owner: Megan J Okeson Recorded Grade Show Summary Judge: Karen Smith Consultant: Dustin Noble Junior Does: 93 […]

ADGA National Show Alpine Champions 2017

Grand Champion Name: SGCH Olentangy Lance Teepleite Owner: Mark V Baden Reserve Grand Champion Name: CH Tempo Aquila Sailin’ Free Owner: Louren L Acton, DVM Junior Champion Name: Olentangy Accolade Teemant Owner: Mark V Baden Reserve Junior Champion Name: Kickapoo-Valley Proud Haiku Owner: Griffin Jodlowski Udder Placing Best Udder: SGCH Olentangy Lance Teepleite Reserve Best Udder: CH […]