Industry events affected by Coronavirus
17th Mar 2020 / By Alistair Driver
The Pig and Poultry Fair is the biggest of a whole raft of industry events cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus.
At present all AHDB events, including stockperson training courses, small-scale producer meetings and pig clubs, have been cancelled until 17 April. These include:
March 23, Cornwall pig club
March 24, East Midlands pig club
March 24, Somerset pig club
March 25, Shropshire pig club
March 25, The Fens pig club
March 26, South Yorkshire pig club
March 30, Exeter pig club
April 1, Surrey small-scale producer meeting
April 2, Midlands pig club
April 6, Gloucester pig club
"We will continue to review the situation and will make a decision on events beyond this date nearer the time," AHDB said.
The NPA first ever Pig Industry Group (PIG) meeting, bringing together its Producer and Allied Industry Groups was due to take place in London today. It will now be held by teleconference.
The organising committee of the Irish Pig Health Society (IPHS) Symposium 2020 has postponed its 2020 Symposium, due to be held in Portlaoise on Tuesday April 7.