Holy cow! Understanding France's love of the Agriculture Fair
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One of France's biggest cultural events prominently features pigs, goats and cows. Every year, 600,000 people flock to the "Salon de l’Agriculture" in Paris to get a glimpse of life down on the farm. For French politicians, it’s a golden opportunity for a charm offensive. But despite the public displays, the French farming industry is in the midst of a major crisis — with many farmers struggling to survive.