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24th Jun 2021

Prices

SPP up again, as weekly kill 16% up on last year


The EU-spec SPP rose by more than a penny again last week to average fractionally short of 157p/kg.

24th Jun 2021

Prices

Airbus-Boeing dispute truce brings relief on US pork tariffs


The 25% tariffs imposed on various UK exports to the US have been suspended for five years after a truce was agreed. 

22nd Jun 2021

NPANews

Dingley Dell Cured named Champion of Champions at The British Charcuterie Awards


Dingley Dell Cured has been named the Star Award Champion of Champions at The British Charcuterie Awards 2020/21.

21st Jun 2021

Environment

RPA seeking producers for input into developing slurry treatment scheme


The RPA is looking for livestock farmers on slurry-based systems to provide input to the development of an online service.

18th Jun 2021

NPANews

PIG meeting round up - soaring costs and labour shortages damaging industry confidence


High feed prices and a shortage of straw continue to be major concerns across the country, as margins remain under pressure, forcing some producers to quit the industry.

17th Jun 2021

HealthWelfare

NPA rebuts misleading Guardian article about pig sector antibiotic use


The NPA has strongly rebutted suggestions made in a misleading article in the Guardian regarding the pig sector’s antibiotic usage.

17th Jun 2021

Brussels

Just over two weeks to go to get your NPA Chris Brant Award nomination in!


There are just over two weeks to get your nominations in for this year's NPA Chris Brant Award, which each year goes to someone who serves the industry beyond the call of duty.

15th Jun 2021

NPANews

YNPA Challenge 21 - Targets smashed with a week still to go!


YNPA members have beaten their targets two-thirds of the way through their charity challenge - and are now gearing up for a big push in the final week. 

15th Jun 2021

Brussels

Copa-Cogeca backs MEP calls for measures needed to protect producers if cages are banned in EU farming


Copa-Cogeca has backed calls by MEPs for measures to be put in place to protect farmers from the economic impact of an EU-wide ban on cages in farming. 

15th Jun 2021

NPANews

NPA chair sets out industry issues as Farming Today focuses on pigs


NPA chairman Rob Mutimer kicked off Farming Today's Pig Week last Monday.