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14th Jan 2022

NPANews

Defra extends support package - but NPA says more is needed to save pig industry


Defra has extended two elements of its pig sector support package, which has so far made little, if any, inroads into the pig backlog.

12th Jan 2022

NPANews

Dates for the diary - 2022 NPA Regional events announced


We can confirm the dates and venues of the NPA Spring and Autumn Regional meetings for this year. 

12th Jan 2022

HealthWelfare

NPA welcomes VMD decision on future use of Zinc Oxide


The NPA has welcomed an announcement by the VMD that will, hopefully, give pig producers access to Zinc Oxide for longer than currently expected.

10th Jan 2022

HealthWelfare

African swine fever found in wild boar in Italy


In a major new development in the spread of the pig virus in Europe, African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed in a wild boar in Italy. 

10th Jan 2022

NPANews

Tesco customers urged to #biteintobritish


Customers visiting a Tesco store in Leeds on Friday were left in doubts about the merits of biting into British, following a successful pilot event.

6th Jan 2022

Environment

Defra unveils plans for new environmental land management schemes


Defra Secretary George Eustice has unveiled details of two new environmental land management schemes in England.

5th Jan 2022

NPANews

Covid issues in the supply chain


The AIC is reporting that some of its feed company members are struggling as a result of Covid self isolation and a lack of tests in mills. 

5th Jan 2022

NPANews

Members' Area alert - animal rights activity


A new post has been added in the Members' Area concerning the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector.  

5th Jan 2022

Brussels

Industry to gather for #biteintobritish event in Leeds on Friday


People from across the pig industry will gather for a #biteintobritish event at a Tesco store in Leeds on Friday.