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Eastern Regional today - still time to book your place!

22nd Oct 2019 / By Alistair Driver

The Eastern NPA Autumn Regional meeting takes place in Diss today - there is still time to book your place! 

The meeting will take place at  Diss Rugby Club on Tuesday, October 22, starting at 6.30pm with a hot buffet. 

Members will hear from the NPA team on a number of vitally important topics, including: 

  • Brexit and preparing for a no deal 
  • The new pig welfare code
  • The latest on African swine fever
  • Animal rights activism 
  • Environmental regulations

There will also be a presentation from APHA's Susanna Williamson on Salmonella in pigs, while AHDB's Bethan Wilkins will give an update on the global market situation, including the impact of ASF and the potential impact of Brexit.

NPA chief executive Zoe Davies said: “With so much to discuss at the moment, the Autumn Regionals offer a great opportunity for us to explain some of the detail on the big issues of the day, from the new welfare Code to a no deal Brexit, but also to hear your views.

"So book your place now!”

The NPA will be running the usual one-hour surgeries prior to the meetings. You can book a one-to-one slot with NPA staff should you wish to discuss something specific with them.

To book your slot and let us know if you intend to the meetings please email andrea.vickers@npanet.org.uk or telephone on 02476 858780.

Remaining Regional date

North - Tuesday, October 29, Sandburn Hall Hotel, York, 6.30pm.

Speakers: Swine Dysentery - Duncan Berkshire, Bishopton Vets; AHDB update - Bethan Wilkins.

All meetings start with a hot buffet.

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