The purpose of this corporation shall be to promote and develop every phase of the dairy goat industry, including but not limited to breeding programs, the proper public recognition of products related to dairy goats, aiding goat showing at fairs, and aiding 4-H programs relating to dairy goats.

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The Minnesota Dairy Goat Association


The Minnesota Dairy Goat Association Annual Fall Conference
November 15th at Ruttan Hall, University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus,
St. Paul, Minnesota.


Conference Schedule


Online Registration

Print and mail a hard copy Registration Form.
 
In the meantime, check out the Auction Does for 2014.

Also, consider becoming a volunteer at the Conference.
Follow this link to sign up at VolunteerSpot.
Then simply review the options and choose the spot(s) you like

Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.
(Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.)


New this year is a very exciting and a fun new addition to the conference!!

The 2014 MDGA Dairy Foods Competition

Categories include:
A. Fresh Cheeses
B. Aged Cheeses
C. Main dishes with cheese as the major ingredient
D. Desserts & Appetizers

MDGA is welcoming conference participants to enter as many categories as they wish. 
The cost will be $5 per entry. Judges will include a University professor & two additional judges. 

Entries need to be submitted to Laura Kieser on Conference Day, prior to 10 AM, Saturday, November 15. 
Judging will take place at 11:30 AM  and announced by 1:30 PM. 
Prizes will be awarded in each category.


Entries must include an index card with:
1) your name and contact information,
2) the name of your entry,
3) the recipe listing ingredients and processes used

If you have questions, go to the MDGA Facebook page or email Laura Kieser


Minutes of the most recent MDGA Board Meeting
(Minutes of past meetings will be located in the MDGA website Archives.)

If you have any show or event dates to report and promote, let me know and I'll put them on the Events page.
dthompson@acegroup.cc 

Check the Events page. 


Join MDGA on Facebook




The Current Gopher Goat Gossip for October 2014

and several past issues are Online for members


2014 Membership List           MDGA Constitution and By-Laws


The MDGA Helping Hand Booklet  & Other Resources are available on the Resources Page
 Check them out

 
A Checklist for Kidding and Kid-Rearing is also available there (2/28/2011)

Pictures from the 2009 AI and Cheesemaking Clinics at Poplar Hill Farm

MDGA Yahoo Community Site
Sign Up to talk about issues, ask questions, and use the Barter Board
(Caution-Anyone may join and post to a Yahoo site so some messages and links posted here may be inappropriate for children)



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