96,000 Visitors at the Sommet de l’Elevage 2019

Dan Cattle, Equine, Industry News Release, Livestock, Sheep-Goats

The organisers of the Sommet de l’Elevage were smiling broadly on the final evening of the 28th edition of the show. “It was a great honour for us to welcome Emmanuel Macron, the French President to the exhibition,” declared Jacques Chazalet, president of the Sommet de l’Elevage. “His visit was not just a recognition for the show, but also for …


Global Livestock Show Worth The Trip – Sommet De L’Elevage

Dan Cattle, Sheep-Goats

U.S. cattle and livestock producers interested in keeping up with their industry in other parts of the world first-hand should consider a visit to one of the world’s largest and best run annual livestock events, the Sommet De L’Elevage (Livestock Summit) in Clermont-Ferrand, France held the first week in October. I can attest from first-hand experience as the first American farm journalist to …


Europe’s Leading Livestock Event, Sommet de l’Elevage, Welcomes 95,000+ Professionals

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

It was under a clear blue sky and blazing sunshine that the 27th edition of the SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE came to an end. A more than satisfactory year for many reasons. On the one hand, in terms of visitors, the show’s organisers are satisfied, as Jacques Chazalet, the SOMMET’s President underscored: “With 95,000 visitors to the show in 2018, we …

Sommet de l’Elevage Report on “This Week in Agribusiness”

Randall Weiseman Cattle

AgNet Media Founder and President Gary Cooper attended the Sommet de l’Elevage in France. The Sommet is the European Union’s largest livestock exposition, featuring competitions, workshops and nearly 1,400 exhibitors. This weekend, tune into “This Week in Agribusiness” to view Cooper’s report on the Sommet. You can find the air times for “This Week in Agribusiness” here.

Sommet de l’Élevage Announces Expansion Plans

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Export/Import, Livestock

Big expansion plans for an already huge global livestock show is among the news coming out of the Sommet de l’Élevage in south central France this week. This year’s Sommet welcomed nearly 90,000 visitors and coordinators hope to see that number grow in the coming years. AgNet Media Founder and President Gary Cooper has been in France covering the event. …

U.S. and EU Producers Talk Beef Trade at Sommet de l’Élevage

Randall Weiseman Cattle, Export/Import, Livestock, Trade

Now that U.S. producers have established their presence at the Sommet de l’Élevage, they are now talking potential beef trade with the European Union. The Sommet is the EU’s largest livestock show in which exhibitors and attendees are encouraged to make business connections. Renee Strickland, who is representing the U.S. Livestock Exporters Association, has said that one of her goals …

Sommet de l’Élevage Kicks Off Today in France

Randall Weiseman Livestock

It’s opening day for the Sommet de l’Élevage in Clermont-Ferrand, France. The Sommet’s primary goal is for people to exchange goods and make international business connections. Nearly 28 European countries are involved in the event, and dozens of other foreign countries are represented among the thousands of people attending the Sommet. AgNet Media Founder and President Gary Cooper is in …

Sommet De l’Elevage is Under Way

Josh McGill Cattle

Sommet De l’Elevage, Largest Livestock Show in Europe The largest livestock show in Europe, the Sommet De l’Elevage is under way in Clermont-Ferrand; the heart of French agriculture. In its 25th year, the event boasts 2,000 animals, 1,400 exhibitors from 28 different countries and 85,000 attendees from around the world. The Sommet De l’Elevage hosts the finest French and European …

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

Randall Weiseman 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 …