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27th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Eustice thanks 'hidden heroes' keeping the nation fed during coronavirus crisis


Farming Minister George Eustice has thanked the ‘hidden heroes’ across the food sector who are putting food on the nation’s plates during the coronavirus crisis.

27th Mar 2020

NPANews

Key workers' letter to show if stopped by the police


The NPA has created a template letter for members to prove you and your employees are key workers, if challenged by the police.   

26th Mar 2020

NPANews

UK December pig herd hits 16-year high


UK end-of-year pig numbers reached a 16-year high in December, totalling 4.7 million head, according to new Defra figures. 

25th Mar 2020

NPANews

Red Tractor publishes new coronavirus guidance for members


Red Tractor has published new coronavirus guidance for members and is asking members to update their contingency plans in case of illness. 

25th Mar 2020

NPANews

LIPs' educational resources go online during coronavirus lockdown


Ladies in Pigs (LIPs) are making their learning resources available online during the coronavirus lockdown, replacing their regular visits to schools.

24th Mar 2020

NPANews

Fram Farmers announce Andrew Knowles as new CEO


Andrew Knowles, a former David Black Award winner and well known figure in the pig sector, has been appointed CEO of Suffolk-based Fram Farmers

24th Mar 2020

NPANews

Updated coronavirus guidance available to members


We have updated our documents setting out comprehensive coronavirus guidance and outlining the key issues the NPA is working on. 

24th Mar 2020

Brussels

Feed companies working to minimise disruption to supplies


Feed companies are experiencing issues with supplies, but have told the NPA they are working hard to address the issues. 

24th Mar 2020

NPANews

NPA publishes new Tidy Units poster!


We have updated our Tidy Units poster setting out the end of day mandatory regime all producers should be following.

24th Mar 2020

NPANews

Tributes paid to PIC's Hanneke Feitsma


With great sadness, Genus and PIC have announced that Hanneke Feitsma, PIC’s Global Gene Transfer Center (GTC) Quality Assurance Manager, has passed away at the age of 59.

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