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17th Aug 2018

Prices

Don't mention the war


The German market is worth mentioning following three successive weeks of rises, which have seen the influential producer price rise from €1.39/kg to €1.55/kg. 

17th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

Second ASF case detected in China


A second case of African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in China, prompting fears the virus could already be widespread across the country.

16th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

NPA's Georgina Crayford explains use of CO2 stunning in pigs


NPA senior policy advisor Georgina Crayford has explained why CO2 stunning currently represents the best option available for the pig sector.

16th Aug 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - work experience wanted!


Work experience wanted! See the latest forum entry for a request from the daughter of a pig industry stalwart. 

16th Aug 2018

Environment

EA issues slurry guidance for exceptional weather


The Environment Agency has published new guidance on managing slurry to help prevent agricultural pollution in exceptional weather. 

16th Aug 2018

Prices

Barbecue summer boosts pig meat sales


Retail sales of pig meat recorded a 1.4% rise year-on-year during the 12 weeks to July 15, although fresh pork sales fell, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

13th Aug 2018

HealthWelfare

VMD suspends veterinary products containing DEA


The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has suspended products for food-producing animals that contain the excipient diethanolamine (DEA).

10th Aug 2018

Brussels

Young farmers needed for Lord Mayor's Show 2018


The NFU is launching a competition to find eight young farmers who will land starring roles representing British farming in the 2018 Lord Mayor’s show and take the Back British Farming message to the streets of the City of London.

10th Aug 2018

NPANews

NPA seeking views for drone consultation response


The NPA is seeking views from members to inform our response to a Government consultation on the use of drones in the UK.

9th Aug 2018

NPANews

NPA joins forces with other organisations to seek sustainable soya sourcing


The NPA is working with other organisations to try and ensure a sustainable future supply of soya to the UK livestock industry.

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