2018 ADGA National Convention Program Materials Available

There were many requests for information from the educational sessions that were offered at the 2018 ADGA National Convention.  To meet that need, the Minnesota Dairy Goat Association (MDGA) is offering USB Drives for sale, which will include presentations and resources provided by the speakers who shared their knowledge at Convention.  The USB Drive will also include the full digital program book which includes speaker contact information, biographies, session descriptions, vendor and sponsor contact information and more. 

The cost of the USB Drive is $40 each, with the cost of shipping included.  Requests for USB Drives can be made by utilizing PayPal at the button below to use your PayPal Account or a Credit Card to purchase the USB drive. Or, you can mail a check payable to MDGA.  When using PayPal, please include your mailing address. 

For Payment by Credit Card or PayPal Account, Click the "Buy Now" Button Below

For Payment by Check, Make Your Check payable to: MDGA , then mail to:

Laura Kieser
MDGA Treasurer
18265 Apple Circle
Jordan, MN 55352

Questions can be directed to mdga.treasurer@gmail.com.  For a list of the presentations included on the USB Drive, please review this list:


Talk Title


Characteristics of Alpha S1 Casein in Goat Milk

Amelia Sweethardt, Tamara Taylor

Marketing My Farm's Products

Betty Matras

Choosing the Right DHIR Test Plan for Your DHIR Herd

Christine Owen

Global Perspectives: Farmer to Farmer Volunteer Experiences in Guatemala

Christine Owen

Mineral Nutrition for Goats

Dr. Dana Tomlinson

Milk Quality Diagnostics

Dr. Erin Royster, DVM

Meet the Author: Atlas of Goat Products

Dr. Lucia Sepe

Cheese Quality and Sensory Evaluation

Dr. Lucia Sepe

VETLINK: The APP Goat Producers Will Love

Dr. Paul M Johnson

Intro to Acupuncture: An Ancient Tool Integrated Into Modern Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Rebecca Cuperus

Goat Milk Safety and Pathogen Testing Using PCR

Dr. Steve Zeng

Managing for Quality Milk

Dr. Whitney Knauer

Microchipping and USDA Requirements

Elsie McCoy

Feeding a High Quality Milk Replacer

George Drewry

Kid Management

Jenn Tereba

How to: Evaluate Forage Quality Using a Forage Test

Laura Kieser

The Singularity of the French Dairy Goat Breeding Program

Marielle Breheret

Top 10 Decisions to Prepare Your Farm For the Future

Melissa O'Rourke

Research, Extension and Education Programs in the American Institute for Goat Research at Langston University

Monica Mascarenas

Setting up Your Farm As a Business

Pam Uhlenkamp

The Way Forward: Goat Shine

Ed Becker, Tracy Becker

The Value of Hydration for Dairy Goats

Victoria Tonn

2018 ADGA National Convention Program Book

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