(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!