(The ADGA Directors are elected by Members to 3-year terms. See Governance to learn more.)

Benefits of Being an American Dairy Goat Association Member

Join ADGA and enjoy great benefits!

  • Reduced fees for registering and transferring goats
  • Membership Directory with names and addresses of other ADGA members and local dairy goat clubs across the US and around the world
  • Contact information for goat-related supply companies (including magazines, books, equipment, novelties and more!)
  • ADGA Guidebook of rules for the Association (including information on ADGA programs and breed standards)
  • Participation in DHIR (Dairy Herd Improvement Registry) testing program, which gives you recognition for production records earned by your herd
  • Opportunity to serve on an Association committee dealing with specific areas of problem solving and goal setting for ADGA
  • Participation in Linear Appraisal evaluation of your goats
  • Reduced DNA Typing fees
  • Eligibility to apply for ADGA Scholarships
  • Participation in official ADGA shows – some 1200 held each year – all across the nation; also information about annual National Show held in locations rotating around the US
  • Quarterly edition of the  ADGA News & Events  to keep you informed
  • Multiple Fact Sheets and flyers on various goat-related topics
  • Announcements of our Annual Meeting and Convention which features a week-long schedule of seminars and programs, plus an exciting auction of top quality dairy goats!

Ready to join? 

It’s easy!  Sign up online now!  Or download the New Member Application from Forms