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25th Apr 2017

Prices

Asda and Tesco lead retail trend towards more bacon imports


Asda and Tesco have significantly increased the volume of imported bacon on their shelves as overall volumes of British bacon on retail shelves fall back year-on-year.

24th Apr 2017

NPANews

Tuesday's South West spring regional to continue antibiotic focus


The final NPA spring regional meeting, which takes place in Exeter on Tuesday night, will continue the focus on antiobiotics. 

24th Apr 2017

PlanningHousing

Farmers' views sought in survey on planning process


Farmers' views are being sought as the NFU carries out a survey on the planning application process in England.

21st Apr 2017

Prices

Mind the Gap - Peter Crichton commentary


Prices have continue their upward track, with the SPP putting on another 1.11p to stand at 155.58p.

21st Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

eMB-Pigs uptake hits 60% mark one year after launch


One year after its launch, data representing around 60% of the pig herd in England has been uploaded onto the eMB-Pigs database.

21st Apr 2017

Prices

Primary pork sales decline again


Volumes of primary pork sold by UK retailers continues to fall year-on-year, although this was partly countered in the most recent quarter by an increase in value.

20th Apr 2017

Prices

New figures highlight huge gap between best and worst performing pig farms


New figures published this week have highlighted the huge gap between the best and worst performing pig farms.

19th Apr 2017

HealthWelfare

Research funding boost to aid livestock industry


Two major research institutions have announced significant funding boosts that will help protect UK livestock against damaging diseases.

18th Apr 2017

Brussels

NPA to bang the drum for members during election campaign


The NPA will call for all parties to deliver a fair deal for pig farmers from the Brexit negotiations ahead of the June General Election.

18th Apr 2017

Brussels

Mike Williamson - 'a big man with a big heart'


Tribute has been paid to Mike Williamson, described as a 'big man with a big heart', who passed away on Saturday.

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