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4th Sep 2019

HealthWelfare

End the cage debate postponed - but members urged to continue contacting MPs


The debate on Compassion in World Farming’s ‘end the cage age’ petition, which includes a call to ban farrowing crates, has been postponed. 

4th Sep 2019

HealthWelfare

Record pork prices in China to fuel further export demand


Record pig prices, as African swine fever hits domestic supplies, are set to fuel further pork import demand from China, according Rabobank.

4th Sep 2019

Brussels

NPA backs calls calls for post-Brexit standards commission


The NPA has backed calls by the NFU for the Government to put in place a commission to uphold production standards after we leave the EU. 

3rd Sep 2019

Prices

Pig prices continue to disappoint... but our time is coming


UK pig prices continued to disappoint during August, but there are encouraging signs of better times ahead.

3rd Sep 2019

Westminster

Last chance to apply for Defra grant scheme


Pig producers have until midday today to apply for Defra grants available under the next phase of the Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme. 

3rd Sep 2019

NPANews

Fancy chairing the Young NPA?


We’re looking for a chair for Young NPA, a new role for 2020!

2nd Sep 2019

Westminster

Farrowing crates - how you can help


We are asking members to contact their MP to ensure they have the facts ahead of the debate to discuss the green NGO 'end the cage age' petition

2nd Sep 2019

NPANews

New recruits for AHDB's pork team


AHDB's pork pork technical team has been strengthened with two new recruits. 

30th Aug 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit Roundup- Where are we? And what are we heading towards?


In a momentous week in Westminster, even by recent standards, Ed tries to make sense of what it all means.

28th Aug 2019

Prices

Danish Crown sells Tulip for £290m


Danish Crown has sold Tulip, the UK's biggest pork producer, to Brazilian-owned food giant Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation for £290 million ($354m).

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