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13th Sep 2021

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NPA continues to generate widespread media coverage of industry plight


The NPA and its members have continued to spread the word about the plight facing the pig sector far and wide across the media.

13th Sep 2021

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Successful We Eat Balanced campaign re-launches


The next burst of AHDB' We Eat Balanced marketing campaign went live last week.

13th Sep 2021

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Don't miss second NPA Town Hall meeting this week


The second NPA online Town Hall meeting will take place on Thursday, September 16, at 7pm. 

13th Sep 2021

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Vote now for the 2021 NPA Allied Member of the Year Award!


You can vote now to select the winner of the NPA’s coveted Allied Industry Member of the Year award from a shortlist of five.

11th Sep 2021

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'The Government isn't listening' - Richard Lister talks staff shortages and pig backlog to Look North


Former NPA chairman Richard Lister gave an excellent interview on Look North on the current situation with staff shortages and the pig backlog. 

10th Sep 2021

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Advice on overstocking and permit limits/slurry levels


One of the concerns raised at last night's NPA Town Hall meeting was about how overstocking is pushing some producers above the permitting threshold level. 

10th Sep 2021

Brussels

NPA welcomes new chair of Animal Health and Welfare Board for England


The NPA has welcomed the appointment of Professor Jonathan Statham as the new chair of AHWBE.

9th Sep 2021

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Pig prices record biggest drop in five years as staff shortages bite


The SPP recorded its biggest fall since 2016 last week as the staff shortages in pork processing plants dampen the market. 

9th Sep 2021

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Forum latest: The breaking point has been reached - what is industry going to do about it?


A familiar name has returned to the forum with views on what individual pig farmers can do to make Defra and processors aware of what is currently happening. 

8th Sep 2021

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Red Tractor clarifies new welfare training module requirement


Red Tractor scheme members will have three months to complete the new welfare training module for pig units from when it is launched.