Letters of Support for Research and Programs

  • Statement of Support – California Specialist in Sheep and Goat Herd Health and Production Position: (7/5/2016) - The American Goat Federation strongly supports this Specialist in Sheep and Goat Herd Health and Production position, and strongly recommends funding and filling this position with the best qualified candidate available. Goat producers face many challenges regarding animal health and welfare, particularly parasite management, and in the determination of accurate nutritional requirements. Additionally, many face […]
  • Research Project Support – Feasibility Study to Explore Increasing Goat Carcasses Size: (6/29/2016) - Mr. Ron Durre Mr. Gamal Zayed Dr. Ken McMillin Dr. Frank Pinkerton RE: Your Value Added Project Proposal Feasibility Study to Explore Increasing Goat Carcasses Size Dear Mr. Durre et al The mission of the American Goat Federation (AGF) is to assist producers and their organizations from all segments of the goat industry, including dairy, […]
  • Statement of Support – Establishing Capacity to Better Serve Hispanic and Spanish Speaking Farmers: (3/20/2016) - TO: Dr. Antonio McLaren, Ed.D., National Program Leader Division of Community and Education, NIFA, USDA 4435 Waterfront Centre 800 9th Street, SW Washington DC 20024 PROPOSAL: Establishing Capacity to Better Serve Hispanic and Spanish Speaking Farmers PROJECT PERSONNEL: Roger Merkel, Terry Gipson, American Institute for Goat Research, Langston University Abner Rodriguez, John Fernandez, University of […]
  • Research Project Support – Determination of Copper, Zinc and Selenium Requirements for Growing Goats: (3/12/2016) - TO:  Dr. Antonio McLaren, Ed.D., National Program Leader Division of Community and Education, NIFA, USDA 4435 Waterfront Centre 800 9th Street, SW Washington DC 20024   PROPOSAL:  Determination of copper, Zinc and Selenium Requirements for Growing Goats sand Identification of Suitable Biomarkers INSTITUTIONS:  Langston University, University of Arkansas, Middle Tennessee State University; Dr. Steve Hart, et al […]
  • Wildlife Services Support Ltr – Senate (2/26/2016) - February 26, 2016 The Honorable Thad Cochran Chairman, Committee on Appropriations United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Jerry Moran Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration,   and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510   The Honorable Barbara Mikulski Ranking Member, Committee on Appropriations […]
  • Wildlife Services Support Ltr – House of Representatives (2/26/2016) - February 26, 2016 The Honorable Harold Rogers Chairman, Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515 The Honorable Robert Aderholt Chairman, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations United States House of Representatives Washington, D.C. 20515   The Honorable Nita Lowey Ranking Member, Committee […]
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