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3rd Nov 2017

Brussels

NPA sets out Brexit opportunities and threats


In a new document, published today, the NPA highlights the key opportunities and threats for the pig sector from Brexit. 

2nd Nov 2017

Brussels

Pig farm incomes soared in 2016/17 but tougher times ahead


Following, the horrors of the previous year, average pig farm incomes grew by 167% in 2016/17, official Defra figures show. 

2nd Nov 2017

NPANews

Zoe's surreal but strangely uplifting experience


In her latest column for Pig World, Zoe recounts the surreal but uplifting experience of attending the Woman of the Year awards. 

2nd Nov 2017

NPANews

Fire-hit Brechin abattoir to re-open in mid-November


Quality Pork Ltd's (QPL) Brechin abattoir is due to re-open in mid-November following a three-a-half month closure due to a major fire.

2nd Nov 2017

Environment

Water abstraction exemptions to end


Licensing exemptions for for the remaining significant abstractions come to an end at the end of this year.

1st Nov 2017

Brussels

Battle of Britain Memorial Sausage named the Supreme Sausage


The prestigious title of UK Champion has gone to Kent butchers JC Rook & Sons Ltd for its Battle of Britain Memorial Sausage. 

1st Nov 2017

NPANews

Charlie Allen wins prestigious David Black award


Oxfordshire farmer and founder member of Thames Valley Cambac (TVC) Charlie Allen has won the prestigious David Black Award. 

1st Nov 2017

NPANews

NFU president Meurig Raymond to step down


NFU president Meurig Raymond has announced he will stand down from the role in February. 

31st Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

New GB pig disease surveillance dashboard launched


A new online resource designed to share pig disease surveillance work has been launched today. 

31st Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA puts the record straight on media antibiotic reports


The NPA has responded to inaccuracies reported in the national media’s take on the announcement of new antibiotic targets for the livestock sector. 

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