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20th Jul 2019

Brussels

Skilled workforce holds the key to farming's future


Calls for future farm funding to be targeted at improving the skills of the agricultural workforce have been welcomed by the Skills Leadership Group (SLG).

20th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - What the hell is happening?


The latest post on the forum notes that the 'job has gone into decline again'. 

19th Jul 2019

Prices

The Tough Sell


A fairly forgettable week as far as pig trading is concerned, and although the SPP managed to put on 0.56p, the picture in Europe is of further price reductions. 

18th Jul 2019

NPANews

Nominate your NPA AIG Member of the Year now!


The allied industries are an incredibly important part of the UK pig industry – and each year we recognise this with the NPA AIG Member of the Year Award.

18th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

NPA calls for more resource to help keep ASF out of the UK


NPA chief executive Zoe Davies has called for more resources to be allocated to surveillance at ports and airports to help keep ASF out of the country.

17th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - ideas for carcase storage boxes


Does anyone manufacture an approved and suitable carcase storage box, the latest poster on the forum wants to know. 

17th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig classes cancelled at Driffield Show


There will be no pig classes at today's Driffield Show due to concerns over swine dysentery. 

16th Jul 2019

HealthWelfare

ASF outbreak could cost industry £85m, Government predicts


An ASF outbreak could cost the UK pig industry £85 million, according to Government estimates, although the NPA believes the figure could be even higher.

15th Jul 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - plastic barrels for sow feeders


The latest poster on the forum is seeking advice on using plastic barrels to make sow feeders.

13th Jul 2019

Prices

Under Pressure


Although the SPP continues its steady upward progress, putting on a further 0.78p to stand at 151.64p, values on the other side of the English Channel have eased.

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