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17th Jun 2019

NPANews

Red Tractor looking for 'strong leader' to take on pig sector role


Red Tractor said it is looking for a strong leader to chair its pigs committee in what will be a pivotal role as the scheme undergoes significant changes. 

17th Jun 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - 'As producers we need confidence in our pricing structure and that is evaporating'


The latest forum entry looks at where the responsibility lies for the current pricing frustrations. 

14th Jun 2019

NPANews

Record entries prompt judges to pull forward closing date for Chris Brant Award 2019 


Nominations have been piling in for the Chris Brant Award 2019.

14th Jun 2019

Prices

Blood in the Water


The yawning gap remains between EU mainland and UK prices, although the SPP went up by 1.38p and now stands at 147.85p.

14th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

Don't compromise UK's high welfare standards - US professor


A US professor has warned the UK not to dilute its high animal welfare standards for future trade deals with the US.

14th Jun 2019

NPANews

Becca's blog: Gut health adventures in Bulgaria


In her latest blog, the NPA's latest recruit, Rebecca Veale, explains what happened when she travelled to Bulgaria last week with Huvepharma. 

13th Jun 2019

Brussels

AHDB predicts acceleration of China pork export approvals


More pork processing plants are likely to be approved for export to China by the end of this year.

12th Jun 2019

NPANews

Shocking! Waste food dumped on outdoor pig unit


We have no idea why anyone would do such a thing, but some fool has dumped some waste food into an outdoor pig unit. 

12th Jun 2019

HealthWelfare

Why the #Muckfreetruck campaign must apply to deadstock vehicles, too


The messages underpinning the #Muckfreetruck campaign must apply as much to deadstock vehicles as it does to livestock vehicles.

12th Jun 2019

Prices

What is going on with pig prices? TVC's Phil Woodall has his say


Pork processors have failed to achieve the necessary price increases from retailers to increase producer prices, according to TVC's Phil Woodall. 

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