Find ADGA’s Next Generation Software instructions and updates here. A video demo is exclusively available to ADGA members who are subscribed to email.
This is a summary of American Dairy Goat Association election procedures for District Directors. The current and complete procedures are specified in the ADGA Guidebook. Primary Election Primary ballots for the ADGA Director Elections are mailed on or before May 1 of each year to all regular members with active memberships as of March 1. […]
These 2021 postal ballot summaries are provided to inform the public of decisions made by the ADGA Board of Directors.
Jake Houston is bringing 14 years of customer service experience to ADGA. His most recent position was Customer Service Manager.
This District Director Primary Election Report reflects information taken directly from ballots and has not been tested for spelling errors, member number corrections, or nominee eligibility.
Alyssa Glenn is joining our team with experience as an ADGA member and dairy goat breeder. She will assist in the Performance Programs Department.
ADGA has a new award to recognize herds that have demonstrated a level of distinction above all others over time by ADGA programs such as DHI Production, Linear Appraisal and Shows
Domestic goats along with sheep are humankind’s oldest domesticated species dating back some 10,000 years. For thousands of years, goats have been used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins over much of the world. In the last century they have also gained some popularity as pets. An ideal family dairy animal, the dairy goat […]
The complete Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Linear Appraisal Evaluations is available in PDF Format. The document includes a program summary, guidelines for appraisers as well as herd owners and scoring details. Information may also be included related to past and future Linear Appraisal Education Program sessions. ADGA Linear Appraisal Standard Operating Procedures PDF More […]
American Dairy Goat Association is pleased to announce the hiring of their first Executive Director. Learn more about Lance Gerlach.
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During recent years there have been two ADGA Judges Training Conferences annually. This is information about the training available during the summer. Annual Convention is when the other TC generally occurs.
ADGA is pleased to announce a temporary solution for submitting DNA requests until the DNA ordering process is fully functional in the new NG software.
These instructions will help you complete the ADGA Registration or Recordation Application. Some registrations can also be completed online using the ADGA Next Generation Software.
Rules related to registering the Guernsey Dairy Goat breed with the American Dairy Goat Association are now available.
ADGA registered dairy goats with superior genetics and high production records are in high demand internationally. This is a guide to help owners of ADGA registered dairy goats determine if exporting dairy goats is right for you and how to navigate the process.
ADGA is pleased to announce that a new Performance Programs Manager has been hired. Jim VanDerlinde has been an ADGA member since 1994, has exhibited in seven ADGA National Shows and is the breeder of the 2002 National Jr Champion Toggenburg. Jim has experience with ADGA’s Linear Appraisal Program, Holstein young sire genetic improvement programs, […]
This dairy goat management calendar is offered as a guide to assist you in preparing for each season. Some breeds and breeders may have unique needs or practice out-of-season breeding. Always seek the advice of your small ruminant veterinarian and never disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional veterinarian assistance because of something you read […]
A farm name may be the formal or incorporated name for your farm. You need to know how this relates to your dairy goats and registry account.
You can choose from eight different membership types. This will help you know which membership is best for you.