U.S. LEA Invited to Livestock Leaders Supper before Sommet

Abbey Taylor Cattle, Exports/Imports, Livestock

The 26th annual Sommet de l’Élevage begins Wednesday in France. The Sommet is the EU’s (European Union’s) largest livestock exposition, featuring competitions, workshops and nearly 1,400 exhibitors. French National Cattlemen’s Association President Bruno Dufayet held a private livestock leaders supper. Former president of the U.S. Livestock Exporters Association (LEA), Renee Strickland, represented the LEA at the dinner. The LEA was …

Sommet de l’Élevage Starts This Week in France

Abbey Taylor Exports/Imports, Livestock, Trade

The 26th annual Sommet de l’Élevage will be taking place in France on October 4–6. The Sommet is the European Union’s largest livestock exposition, featuring competitions, workshops and nearly 1,400 exhibitors from around the globe. Benoit Delaloy, the Sommet’s international events director, says the 2017 show will be the best one yet. Delaloy says approximately 2,000 animals will be participating …