Check out the Latvian Goat Society’s beautiful new website, http://www.latkaza.lv/.
Learn more about the Latvian Goat Society and what they do, read this great profile,
Announcement - Latvian Goat Society (Latvijas Kazkopības Biedrība) joins IGA.
We are proud to welcome the newest IGA institutional member, ProAgria Etelä-Pohjanmaa.
Based in Finland, the region of Southern Ostrobothnia, ProAgria Etelä-Pohjanmaa provides an extensive network of expert services and know-how to develop competitiveness in agriculture and rural businesses. They produce advisory and development services to members and customers bringing added value, quality, competitiveness, and productivity to their operations.
From their website
We offer services which benefit the competitiveness of the rural businesses. An advantage is generated utilizing our experts and the specialists from other advisory organizations.
We are proud to welcome the newest IGA institutional member, the National Veterinary Institute (Statens Veterinärmedicinska Anstalt or SVA).
SVA is a Swedish governmental institution a national authority in veterinary medicine, providing expert advice and working for good animal and human health. Veterinarians and animal owners are key groups in detecting diseases and they work in close co-operation with both.
We would like to welcome our newest IGA institutional member, Federación Española de Asociaciones de Ganado Selecto (FEAGAS).
FEAGAS was founded in 1982 as a technical and representative national forum for member organizations. They are the largest umbrella organization focused on livestock breeds in Spain.
They represent 106 Spanish purebred livestock organizations, covering cattle, sheep, goats (14 goat breeders associations), pigs, horses, etc. Spain’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Autonomous Communities has officially recognized them to manage and coordinate actions related to the herd books and the breeding of the livestock.
We would like to welcome our newest IGA institutional member, the American Goat Federation.
The American Goat Federation works to unify, improve and advance the American goat industry in an effort to assist producers achieve maximum success. AGF represents the interests of more than 150 organizations and thousands of producers engaged in the sustainable production and marketing of goat milk, meat, fiber, breeding stock and grazing services across the United States. The American Dairy Goat Association, American Boer Goat Association, American Angora Goat Breeders Association, Cashmere Goat Association, North American Savannah Association, Alabama Meat Goat & Sheep Producers, and the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers are all members of AGF. Members can participate in government and research surveys that can affect the goat industry, receive reduced fees for AGF Seminars, and help support various activities of other goat-related organizations. AGF promotes the development of all segments of the goat industry including dairy, meat, pack and fiber, by encouraging sound public policy, enhancing production and marketing of goat products, and promoting research beneficial to our member organizations and all producers.
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.