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19th Sep 2018

NPANews

Industry coalition launches new skills strategy


An industry coalition has come together to kick-start a new skills strategy with the ambition to equip the agricultural workforce for the future of farming.

19th Sep 2018

Prices

2% rise recorded in English pig herd but sow numbers fall


The English pig herd increased by 2% year-on-year in the first half of 2018 to reach over four million head, according to Defra's June Agricultural Survey.

19th Sep 2018

NPANews

See AHDB's water sampling video


AHDB has created a video demonstrating the process for collecting a water sample and sending it off for testing.

18th Sep 2018

Brussels

Report on future post-Brexit employment policy 'fundamentally misses the point' - NPA


A report setting out proposals for the UK’s employment policy after we leave the EU fundamentally misses the point.

18th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

'Limited' risk of ASF infecting domestic pigs - Belgian authorities


The Belgian food safety authorities believe the risk of domestic pigs becoming infected with African swine fever remains ‘limited’.  

18th Sep 2018

Environment

HSE toughens up rules on permanent rodenticide baiting


The HSE has introduced tougher restrictions on permanent rodenticide baiting by farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers.  

18th Sep 2018

NPANews

Congratulations to Katy and Steve!


Huge congratulations to Katy Allen and Steve Wright from all at the NPA on their wedding day on Saturday. 

17th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

UK African swine fever risk level unchanged


The risk of the ASF virus entering the UK remains at 'medium', following confirmation of the virus in wild boar in Belgium. 

17th Sep 2018

Brussels

Reminder - NPA South West autumn regional


South West NPA members, put the date in your diary. The autumn regional meeting takes place at Exeter racecourse on October 2. 

15th Sep 2018

Prices

It ain't easy


Another tough trading week ahead with the SPP continuing on its downward track losing 0.23p to stand at 148.05p/kg.

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