Website Update

The ADGA website is currently undergoing maintenance and users may experience issues when logging into member services. ISSUE 1: No Database Connection. We are currently working on this issue and hope to have it resolved soon. RECOMMENDATION: Please try logging in again at a later time. ISSUE 2: Selecting Member Services option at top of […]

2016 National Show Judge Change

Jennifer Lohman Peterson has withdrawn from judging at the National Show due to new job requirements.  Joan Dean Rowe, DVM, with the next highest number of votes, has accepted and will replace Ms. Peterson. Peter Snyder (NY), Mark Baden (WA), Dan Laney (CA), Aaron J. Carter (CA), Sam Whiteside (CA), and Joan Dean Rowe, DVM, (CA) […]

2016 ADGA National Show Judges

ADGA Judge Sam Whiteside (CA) has been selected by the National Show Committee to officiate along with judges Peter Snyder (NY), Mark Baden (WA), Jennifer Lohman Peterson (WI), Dan Laney (CA), and Aaron J. Carter (CA) at this year’s National Show. The show will be held at the Farm Show Complex & Expo Center in […]

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 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. […]

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 Scrapie Variant $25 $23 ($23 if added to Identity testing or […]

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 ADGA Annual Meeting and Convention

Welcome to Austin, Texas, site of the 2016 American Dairy Goat Association Annual Meeting and Convention!    We hope you will join us this October to discover ADGA’s Hidden Treasure at the Riverside Hotel in Boise. Boise is the capital city of Idaho and the county seat.  Established during the gold rush days of the 1800s, Fort […]

2015 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW RESULTS

Platinum Sponsors of the 2015 ADGA National Show 2015 ADGA NATIONAL SHOW AWARDS  HERDSMAN:   GREG & VICKI LARSON & FAMILY  DISTANT HERD:  JOHN & JUDY NELSON                                   SPONSORED IN MEMORY OF EVELYN CASSETTE BREED CHAMPIONS ALPINE LAMANCHA NIGERIAN DWARF NUBIAN OBERHASLI RECORDED […]

POSTAL BALLOT 1415-8

This Postal Ballot has passed, please see details below. POSTAL BALLOT 1415-8  Voting Deadline is July 23, 2015. SUSPEND THE $3.00 PER GOAT MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FEE AND CHARGE MEMBERS THE LOWER, ONLINE REGISTRATION FEE. Sponsored by        Caroline Lawson, Kevin Kinney, Karen Smith, Julie Matthys, Lynn Fleming, Peter Snyder, Melissa O’Rourke, R. Cole Younger Proposal              Mail-in […]