Jennifer Lohman Peterson has withdrawn from judging at the National Show due to new job requirements.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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 Scrapie Variant $25 $23 ($23 if added to Identity testing or […]
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.
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 […]
You can download the 2015 Directors’ General Election Results here
The production evaluation has been re-released. The files have been uploaded to adgagenetics.org. The new release separates out management groups so that standard and miniature breeds are not mixed into the same group. ADGA information has been updated and the Elite Buck and Doe lists are available.
As authorized by the Board, the Executive Committee has voted unanimously to extend the period to accept use of stamped duplicates for.all age animals through September 30th, 2015.
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 […]
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 […]
Thes Postal Ballot has passed, details below. POSTAL BALLOT 1415-7 COMMENT & VOTING PERIOD July 9-23, 2015 Voting Deadline is July 23, 2015. Vote Yes (Agree) or No (Disagree) to Each Part. PART A – SUSPEND $2 FEE FOR STAMPED DUPLICATES UNTIL 8/1/15 PART B – PROVIDE FREE SUBSCRIPTION REPORTS TO ALL MEMBERS Sponsored by: […]