The vision of the American Dairy Goat Association in 3-5 year’s time.

October 21, 2010


The vision of the American Dairy Goat Association in 3-5 year’s time is: ADGA will offer its core programs and provide added-value services to members and nonmembers throughout the country and in foreign countries. Its offerings will be technically advanced and offer many clear-cut advantages over competitors’ possible offerings. It will employ staff with the knowledge, skills and experience to support operations. ADGA will have revenue in excess of expenditures and be generating positive cash flow. It will continue to expand through organic growth, new members and new services. ADGA will continue to be free of debt.

Mission Statement

The central purpose and role of the American Dairy Goat Association is defined as:

To collect, record, and preserve the pedigrees of dairy goats by maintaining herd books and issuing certificates of registration and recordation of dairy goats.
To provide management, genetic, and other related services to members and the dairy goat industry including the supervision and publication of official milk production records of dairy goats and issuing certificates of production.
The promotion and regulation of matters pertaining to the history, publicity, breeding, exhibition, and improvement of dairy goats.
Association Values

The values governing the American Dairy Goat Association’s development include the following:

ADGA operates in accordance with the highest standards in all relationships with members, customers, suppliers, governmental agencies and the community.
ADGA fosters a climate which encourages innovation and diligence within its committees and amongst staff.
Business Objectives

Longer term business objectives of the American Dairy Goat Association are summarized as:

To expand the Association by offering reliable programs and services to meet the needs of members.
To become the leading, innovative pedigree association focusing on dairy goats within the pedigreed livestock industry