Annual Convention Schedule

2021 Annual Convention Schedule

This is preliminary schedule for the 2021 Annual Convention in Tucson, Arizona.

Date & TimesEvent (* Indicates Fees)Presenter
Sunday,
November 7
Set up Spotlight Sale tent
Monday,
November 8
9:00 - 12:00 amExecutive Committee Meeting
8:00 am - 5:00 pmVendor Set up
1:00 - 5:00 pmRegistration
1:30 - 5:00 pmFinance Committee Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 pmBreed Club Meetings-TBA
6:00 pm*Welcome Dinner - Pioneer Program
Tuesday,
November 9
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 5:00 pmBoard of Directors MeetingDirectors
8:00 am - 5:00 pmCheese & Body Products JudgingProducts Committee
8:30 - 10:00 amOrganizing an ADGA ShowBev Lonchar
8:30 - 10:00 amGuide to maintaining a healthy herd: nutrition/vaccinations/biosecurityDr Ritz, Herd Health Management
9:00 - 11:00 am*Goat Crafts - feltingMary Thompson
10:30 am - NoonSkin problems; prevention and managementDr. Casterton, Herd Health Management
10:30 am - NoonNepal Goat ProjectDan Laney
1:30 - 3:00 pmVirtual Farm TourCrow's Dairy, Buckeye, AZ
1:30 - 3:00 pmThe Power of High-Quality Fiber in Production Goat DietsHolly Burke, Staandlee forage
3:30 - 5:00 pmGoats in Navajo CultureJay Begay
3:30 - 5:00 pmFive Fundamentals to Manage Your Farm RiskMelissa O'Rourke
Dinner on your own
7:30 - 8:30 pmMeet the ADGA Office StaffADGA Staff
TBABreed Club Meetings as needed
Wednesday,
November 10
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 5:00 pmBoard of Directors MeetingDirectors
8:00 am -5:00 pmCheese & Body Products JudgingProducts Committee
9:00 -11:00 am*Starting and Growing a Dairy Goat BusinessAll We Need Farm/Stacy Roussel
8:30 - 10:00 amCauses, diagnosis and treatment of mastitisDr. Kennedy, Herd Health Management
8:30 - 10:00 amHaiti Goat ProjectLeeAAnn Berglund-Fosdick, DVM
10:30 - NoonBuck Health and ProductivityDr Roselle Busch, UC-Davis
10:30 - NoonGuidelines for Traveling with Your GoatsLauren Acton, DVM
1:30 - 3:00 pmManaging a Combination Commercial/Show HerdAnne Jones, DVM
1:30 - 3:00 pmScrapie identification requirements and CVI requirements for interstate travel with livestockPeter Mundschenk, DVM-AZ State Veterinarian
3:30 -5:00 pmSelecting and Evaluating Dairy GoatsTamara Taylor
3:30 - 5:00 pmTroubleshooting Next Generation SoftwareADGA IM Committee
7:00 pmRemembering Linda Campbell
7:30 - 10:00 pmKaraoke
Thursday,
November 11
7:00 am -5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 5:00 pm*Linear Appraisal Workshop
8:30 am - 5:00 pm*Advanced Judges Training
8:30 am - 5:00 pm*Beginning AI - classroomLeeAnn Berglund-Fosdick, DVM
8:30 - 10:00 amAdvanced Reproductive Technologies-laparoscopicDr. Brownlee, Herd Heaalth Management
8:30 -10:00 amNatural scents for cosmetics and soapsJen Richards, Kantai Kitchen
10:30 - NoonManaging doelings to ensure successful conceptions and uncomplicated deliveriesDr. Cubbage, Herd Health Management
1:30 - 5:00 pm*Body Products Workshop - soapsCaroline Lawson, TLC Farms
10:30 - NoonNavigating ADGA's Next Generation Software (NG)ADGA IM Committee
1:30 - 3:00 pmManaging dystocia successfully/When to call the vetDr. Cubbage, Herd Health Management
1:30 - 3:00 pmQ-fever/Coxiella - What You Need to KnowDr. Stephen White, USDA
1:30 - 3:00 pmGoats in Navajo CultureJay Begay
3:30 -5:00 pmNAHMS Goat StudyDr. Natalie Urie, USDA
3:30 - 5:00 pmParasites - What Do They Cost You?TBD
3:30 - 5:00 pmChoosing the right supplementsAlan Tessneer, Stuhr Enterprises
6:00 - 10:00 pm*Products Reception, Art Auction
Friday,
November 12
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 5:00 pm*Pre Judges Training Conference (Pre-TC)
8:30 am - 10:00 amLivestock Protection Dogs- starting them rightTamara Taaylor
8:30 am -10:00 amAdvanced Reproduction Technologies - A breeder's perspectiveSara Koehn-Walberg, Blissberry Dairy Goats
8:30 am - 5:00 pm*Linear Appraisal Workshop
8:30 am - Noon* Beginning AI - animal work
8:30 am - Noon*Body Products Workshop - lotionsCaroline Lawson, TLC
10:30 - NoonDHIR Q&AADGA Production Committee
10:30 - NoonKiko GoatsKaren Kopf, American Kiko Goat Assn.
1:00 - 5:00 pm* Youth Program
1:30 - 5:00 pmElite Breeder's Roundtable-What has/hasn't worked in our breeding program
6:00 - 10:00 pm*Awards Banquet/Ball - FIESTA!
Saturday,
November 13
7:00 am - 5:00 pmRegistration
8:00 am - 5:00 pm*Judges Training Conference (TC) - Day 1
8:30 am - 5:00 pm*Youth Program - Day 1
8:30 am - 5:00 pm*DHI Supervisor Training/Scale CalibrationLisa Shepard - Roadrunner DHIA
8:00 - 5:00 pmAmerican Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
8:00 am - NoonAmerican Goat Federation Board Meeting
8:30 - 10:00 amGoats in Navajo CultureJay Begay
8:30 - 10:00 amADGA Shows Paperwork - Getting it right!June Johnson
10:30 - NoonNepal Goat ProjectDan Laney
10:30 - NoonHistory of ADGA's Type programDan Considine/Doug Thompson
1:30 - 5:00 pmAmerican Goat Federation - About, Research, American Goat Initiative, Legislation
1:30 - 3:00 pmGoat Packing in ArizonaRob Krombeen
1:30 - 3:00 pmChoosing the right supplementsAlan Tessneer, Stuhr Enterprises
3:30 - 5:00 pmThe Power of High-Quality Fiber in Production Goat DietsHolly Burke-Standlee Forage
6:00 - 10:00 pm*Hors d'oeuvres followed by Spotlight Sale
Sunday,
November 14
7:00 am - NoonRegistration
8:00 am - 5:00 pm*Judges Training Conference (TC) - Day 2
8:00 am - 5:00 pm*Youth Program - Day 2
8:00 am - 5:00 pmAmerican Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
8:30 - 10:00 amNAHMS Goat StudyNatalie Urie, DVM USDA APHIS
8:30 am - NoonUnderstanding and Using DHIR InformationJim VanDerlinde
10:30 - NoonParasites - What Do They Cost You?TBD
1:30 - 4:00 pmTroubleshooting Next Generation SoftwareADGA IM Committee
1:30 - 5:00 pmUnderstanding and Using Linear Appraisal InformationJim VanDerlinde
6:00 pm*Youth Awards Banquet
2 comments on “Annual Convention Schedule
  1. Lacey says:

    If there is any chance that a soap or lotion fee workshop gets added to Saturday morning agenda I am interested.

    • ADGA says:

      Hi Lacey — Your request has been forwarded to Annual Convention organizers. If there are any changes, the schedule will be updated.

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