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1st Jul 2021

HealthWelfare

Defra confirms funding for yearly vet visits under new agricultural policy


Defra has confirmed it will fund a yearly vet visit for eligible farms through the Annual Health and Welfare review.

1st Jul 2021

HealthWelfare

NPA response to European legislative promise on farrowing crates


The NPA has issued its response to the European Commission's announcement on legislation to outlaw cages in farming. 

1st Jul 2021

Brussels

European Commission confirms plans to ban cages in farming


The European Commission has confirmed that it will set out a legislative proposal to ban cages in farming, including farrowing, by 2023.

28th Jun 2021

NPANews

YNPA Challenge 21 raises nearly £3,000 for charity - and counting


Members and supporters of the Young NPA covered more than 1,500 miles during a June charity challenge, raising nearly £3,000, and counting, for FCN.

28th Jun 2021

NPANews

Defra publishes more information on new Farming in Protected Landscapes programme


Defra has published more information about the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme, which opens for applications from July 1.

26th Jun 2021

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


Members are urged to visit the Members' Area for an important update on the animal rights activity targeting the industry.

25th Jun 2021

NPANews

New Pigs Today podcast features YNPA members discussing charity challenge and life as young pig farmers today


The latest Pigs Today podcast focuses on the YNPA Challenge 21 and some of the big issues currently facing pig businesses. 

24th Jun 2021

Prices

SPP up again, as weekly kill 16% up on last year


The EU-spec SPP rose by more than a penny again last week to average fractionally short of 157p/kg.

24th Jun 2021

Prices

Airbus-Boeing dispute truce brings relief on US pork tariffs


The 25% tariffs imposed on various EU exports to the US have been suspended for five years after a truce was agreed. 

22nd Jun 2021

NPANews

Dingley Dell Cured named Champion of Champions at The British Charcuterie Awards


Dingley Dell Cured has been named the Star Award Champion of Champions at The British Charcuterie Awards 2020/21.