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 …

Huge October Livestock Summit In France Releases Program Update

Dan Cattle, Livestock

Our AgNet Media friends in Clermont-Ferrand, France, just released the updated program for their upcoming Sommet De L’Elevage (Livestock Summit), which is one of, if not the biggest of its kind of events in the world. Speaking from first hand experience, this “Sommet” is an incredible experience for anyone in cattle or livestock businesses, particularly if you like to travel …


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 Livestock Show Coming Up in October

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release, Livestock

A 27th Edition that is Looking Extremely Promising With 1,500 exhibitors from 32 countries occupying 180,000 m² of show space, 2,000 animals and 95,000 visitors from the farming industry, the SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE is now recognised as a reference among the world’s largest livestock shows. Judging and animal presentations, technical innovations, business meetings, farmer events and conferences covering the hot …

U.S. Cattle Producer Recommends Attending Sommet de l’Élevage

Randall Weiseman Cattle

The Sommet de l’Élevage is the European Union’s largest livestock show. For the first time ever, U.S. producers were invited to attend the Sommet. Betty Anglani, a Limousin cattle producer from Missouri, was among the few Americans to attend the event. Anglani heard about the Sommet in an e-blast from the North American Limousin Foundation. Since it was the year …

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 …