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12th Nov 2020

Westminster

'The hard work starts now', says NPA as Agriculture Bill becomes law


The NPA has welcomed news that the Agriculture Bill has become law, but has stressed there is still much to do to develop a coherent policy. 

12th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

England declared Avian Flu Prevention Zone - what the restrictions mean for pigs


In light of recent avian flu outbreaks, we have put together a Q&A to answer some of the outstanding questions for pig producers.

12th Nov 2020

NPANews

Veterinary nomination for PIG elections


There are now four allied industry nominations for election to the Pig Industry Group, with the latest coming in from the veterinary sector.  

11th Nov 2020

NPANews

Forum latest - 'To put yourself forward or to not put yourself forward, that is the question!'


"If it has ever crossed your mind to put yourself forward, please do not hesitate," PIG representative Sally Stockings says in the latest forum post.  

10th Nov 2020

Brussels

NPA calls for more urgency from Government to address EU Exit concerns


The NPA is calling for a more proactive and decisive approach from Government to address a number of outstanding concerns surrounding EU Exit.

10th Nov 2020

Westminster

Agriculture Bill to become law after both Houses agree text


The Agriculture Bill is set to receive Royal Assent, after both Houses of Parliament finally agreed the text.

9th Nov 2020

HealthWelfare

UK bans freight drivers who have been in Denmark in past fortnight


Freight drivers who have been in or passed through Denmark in the last 14 days will no longer be allowed entry upon arrival in the UK.

6th Nov 2020

NPANews

NPA Election 2021: First Producer nomination is in!


The first Producer nomination for the forthcoming election to the NPA's Pig Industry Group (PIG) has been submitted.

6th Nov 2020

Westminster

MPs accept Agriculture Bill amendment on trade deal scrutiny but reject import standard requirement


MPs have again rejected an amendment proposed by the House of Lords that would require imports to meet UK standards under future trade deals.

5th Nov 2020

Prices

How the second COVID-19 lockdown could affect the pig sector


The second national lockdown, which begins today, is not expected to have the same dramatic effects as the first one, according to AHDB analyst Duncan Wyatt.

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