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In association with NFU, National Pig Association is active on behalf of members in Brussels and Whitehall, and with processors, caterers and supermarkets

Today's News

28th Sep 2016


X Factor star turned farmer to front British Sausage Week

The pig industry has a new ambassador for British Sausage Week 2016 - a former X Factor star turned farmer. 

27th Sep 2016


Russia appeals WTO ruling over pigmeat import ban

Russia, as had been widely anticipated, has appealed against the recent World Trade Organisation (WTO) ruling on its import ban on live pigs, fresh pork and other pig products from the EU.

27th Sep 2016


Defra reports 'surprising' increase in English pig herd

The English pig herd grew by 2% to 3.9 million head in the year to June 2016, with the breeding herd increasing by the same percentage

26th Sep 2016


David Owers makes Brexit case for pig farmers in TV appearance

NPA member David Owers made an excellent case for the UK pig industry’s voice to be heard in Brexit negotiations in a television appearance on Sunday.

26th Sep 2016


eMB-Pigs now a formal requirement for most Scottish producers

The vast majority of Scottish pig producers are now formally required to electronically record antibiotic usage on farm.

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4th Oct 2016


NPA south-west region

October 4, 2016

4th Oct 2016 - 5th Oct 2016


George Vet Group Pig Fair

October 4-5, 2016

10th Oct 2016


NPA south-central region

October 10, 2016

11th Oct 2016

13th Oct 2016


NPA east region meeting

October 13, 2016

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