Nearly 7,000 visitors for first AgroFarm
The premiere of the first edition of AgroFarm, held in Moscow, Russia from
June 19-21, was visited by 6,800 visitors from all over
The visitors to the first edition of this show, saw a total of 120 exhibitors
from eleven countries present, showing modern genetics as well as
livestock-keeping and feeding technology for pigs and cattle.
The figures satisfied the event
organisers APK VVC (Moscow) and DLG Agriservice, a subsidiary of DLG (German
Agricultural Society, Frankfurt am Main, also responsible for
The concept, built around the two supporting pillars of a
trade exhibition and professional programme, was geared to the large demand for
information and investment amongst Russian professionals.
AgroFarm 2007 provided pig farmers with
a large array of information. The British Pig Association, for example, with its
joint stand of British exhibitors put together a special programme specifically
targeting the Russian market.
AgroFarm 2007 was officially opened by the
Russian deputy agricultural minister, Sergey Mitin, the representative of the
State Duma's Agricultural Committee, Airan Khairullin, DLG's exhibitions'
manager, Dr Jochen Köckler, and the deputy agricultural director of the Russian
AgroFarm organiser GAO VVC, Soja Bautina.
British Pig Association
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