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John Godfrey
NPA's first fellowship goes to John Godfrey CBE, for his exceptional service to the British pig industry.

TODAY'S NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Will you give work experience to a student vet?
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Are you willing to take a student vet for his or her work experience placement? NPA maintains a database of willing producers, but demand is outstripping supply, as all veterinary students are required to work for a couple of weeks or so on a pig farm as part of their training. If you are willing to be added to the NPA Student Vet Placement Database, please drop a line to Katy Allen.

Pig industry celebrates life and times of Whitehall whizzkid
Wednesday May 27, 2015
Farming and political grandees attended a dinner hosted by NPA at The Farmers' Club last night, to celebrate many years' service to the pig industry, particularly in and around Westminster, by British Pig Industry Support Group founder Stewart Houston. Full report in next issue of NPA Producer Brief.

NPA awards its first Fellowship
Tuesday May 26, 2015
The National Pig Association has awarded its first Lifetime Fellowship, in recognition of exceptional service to the British pig industry. The association's Board and Producer Group have unanimously voted to bestow the Fellowship on North Lincolnshire producer John Godfrey CBE, who together with the late Sir Ben Gill, was responsible for bringing together the NFU pig committee and the commercial arm of the British Pig Association to form the National Pig Association in 1999.

Producers slide into the red
Tuesday May 26, 2015
Latest estimates of total cost of production (as opposed to cash cost of production) show British pig producers sliding into the red in the first quarter of the year, as prices continue downwards. Average losses are put at 7p a kilo, or £5 a pig.

Brussels pledges better law-making
Tuesday May 26, 2015
The so-called "Better Regulation Agenda" aims to cut red-tape, boost transparency in the European Union's decision-making process and allow feedback from relevant stakeholders during the entire lifecycle of a draft law.

The National Pig Association is the representative trade association for British commercial pig producers
and is allied to the NFU and represents the pig interests of NFU members.
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