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National Convention

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upcoming conventions

JULY 6-9



Lebanon, New Hampshire
July 6 - 9, 2023

Tentative Schedule of Events:

Thursday, July 6

Tours that include Guernseys!

Friday, July 7

Youth contests, Committee Meetings, Youth Banquet

Saturday, July 8

Adult Awards, Guernsey Picnic & Farm Tour, National Sale

Sunday, July 9

Annual Meeting, Tours to Area Attractions

Hotel Information:

Hilton Garden Inn Hanover Lebanon: 603-448-3300

Be sure to book early!

Convention Hotel Booking Link

Travel recommendations:

If you plan to rent a car: fly to Burlington, VT or Manchester, NH

If you don't want to rent a car: fly to Boston and take Dartmouth Coach to Lebanon

Driving time: 12 hours from Columbus, OH; 7 hours from Harrisburg, PA.

National Awards


Living Lifetime Production Recognition

These awards are presented to the cow, or cows, with the top lifetime milk, fat and protein production. The cow must have been on DHI test at least one month in the award year and an application must be submitted. The winners are recognized at the National Convention and the top ten animals in each category are recognized in the Guernsey Breeders’ Journal.

• Award Application
• Award Application in MS Word Format


Master Breeder Award

Each year the AGA recognizes one individual or partnership that has contributed to the Guernsey breed in the United States by breeding outstanding animals for many years. The award is presented at the AGA National Convention.

• Award Application
• Award Application in MS Word Format


AGA Distinguished Service Award

This award is presented each year at the AGA National Convention to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the Guernsey breed.

• Award Application
• Award Application in MS Word Format

National Outstanding Young Farmer

This award recognizes an individual or couple that is under the age of 35 and is making a notable contribution to the Guernsey breed and has demonstrated success and a positive attitude within the dairy industry.

 Award Application
• Award Application in MS Word Format

Past recipients of Master Breeder, Distinguished Service & Outstanding Young Farmer Awards

Youth Award Applications are Available on the AGA Youth Page


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