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 EuroTier).
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
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.
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
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