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23rd Feb 2017

Prices

PIC signs agreement to join forces with Hermitage


PIC is set to acquire the genetic rights of Hermitage in a move that will see the pig breeding companies enter into a new strategic partnership.

22nd Feb 2017

NPANews

FSA responds to contaminated meat claims


The FSA has sought to reassure consumers that the meat they eat is safe, following recent media reports claiming 'contaminated meat' is entering the food chain.

21st Feb 2017

Brussels

NFU seeks Brexit clarity from Leadsom


NFU president Meurig Raymond sought clarity from Andrea Leadsom on what Brexit will mean for UK farmers on the opening day of the NFU's conference. 

21st Feb 2017

Brussels

'I doubt UK farmers know what's coming' - Brexit concerns voiced


Farmers have been warned profitability could be badly affected if the UK fails to secure a trade deal with the EU at the point we leave the union. 

20th Feb 2017

Brussels

Defra publishes avian flu guidance for pig producers


Defra has published guidance for pig farmers clarifying how their businesses are affected by avian flu restrictions in place across the country. 

17th Feb 2017

Prices

Peter Crichton commentary - supply and demand marching in step (almost)


Supply and demand are (almost) marching in step, which is better than the usual 'feast or famine' situation we often see in the pig industry.

17th Feb 2017

Brussels

EU-Canada deal will not compromise production standards - Commission


The European Commission has insisted the new EU-Canada global trade deal will not compromise the EU’s standards of production.

17th Feb 2017

Environment

Industry urged to continue responsible rodenticide use


The farmimg industry has been warned it must continue to to demonstrate responsible use of rodenticide products in order to avoid further restrictions.

16th Feb 2017

Westminster

Full transcript of NPA EFRA hearing published


The full transcript of NPA chief executive Zoe Davies' evidence session evidence session to MPs on the EFRA Committee is now available online.

16th Feb 2017

NPANews

Last chance to apply to join award-winning NPA team


Potential applicants have until the end of this week to apply for an exciting new role to join the NPA's award-winning team.  

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