Visitors to the annual Agri-Expo Livestock can expect a world-class showcase of the South African livestock and dairy industries, held this year from Thursday 11 to Saturday 13 October 2018, at Sandringham, Stellenbosch.

Agri-Expo Livestock has established itself as the most prestigious livestock event in the country, hosting the biggest dairy and beef interbreed competitions in South Africa. Programme activities include breed and interbreed championships, the SA Holstein National Championship, a regional Youth Show, beef cattle and milk goat information days and auctions. The highlight of the event is the crowning of the Dairy Queen and Red Meat King/Queen on Saturday 13 October. A comprehensive school education programme has also been developed to increase learners’ knowledge of this interesting and vibrant industry.

The Groot Plaasproe on Saturday 13 October promises a delightful tasting experience of all things farm, both for Farmies as well as Townies. A variety of traders and exhibitors will showcase different aspects of farm life, including our wonderful farm food and the passionate people who produce it. With unique combinations such as Bok&Bier (boergoat meat and craft beer) and artisan products, including wine, Karoo lamb sosaties, roosterkoek, steak, yogurt and ice cream, for tasting and sale. Also with live music, line dancing, Boeresport, the Big Braai Competition, sheepdog and sheep shearing demonstrations as well as kiddies' activities.

An extraordinary experience of quality, showmanship and attention to detail makes Agri-Expo Livestock at Sandringham a gold standard event. Everyone, whether you are a commercial or upcoming farmer, a big or small producer, a backyard farmer or simply interested in country life, will enjoy Agri-Expo Livestock and the Groot Plaasproe.

A few highlights of the 2017 programme

Click to sign up for our newsletter


Livestock products throughout the value chain at this year's expo.

Agri-Expo Livestock is an excellent platform to market your products to the industry and the public.

News, photos and information

Read news from the agricultural sector and the expo. View photos from previous years to get a visual overview of the expo, or see what's waiting for you at the next Agri-Expo Livestock. There are some rules and regulations for exhibitors and general info that everyone should be aware of.

Key partners