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18th Nov 2017

Prices

Market commentary: Carry That Weight


The SPP continues on its downward track losing another 1.12p to stand at 154.04p and weekly contribution prices have either stood on or eased back a touch.

17th Nov 2017

17th Nov 2017

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up


The weekly roundup of the latest on the Brexit negotiations and what it all means for the pig sector. 

17th Nov 2017

NPANews

Forum entry - Calling all Allied Industry members of the NPA!


I can't stress enough how important it is for the NPA to maintain its democratic ways, says Hugh Crabtree in a new post on the NPA forum. 

17th Nov 2017

NPANews

Could you be the next chair of Ladies in Pigs?


Ladies in Pigs (LIPs) is looking for a social media savvy person to take over as its chair in the spring. 

17th Nov 2017

NPANews

Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced as next chair of AFS


Former Minister and Tesco executive Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe has been appointed as the new chairman of Assured Food Standards (AFS).

16th Nov 2017

NPANews

Animal rights activity - forum post


Some thought-provoking words about the recent animal rights activity have been posted on the members' area forum.  

16th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

NPA to spearhead new LA-MRSA strategy


The NPA is looking to spearhead an industry-wide review of the UK pig industry’s strategy on Livestock Associated-MRSA (LA-MRSA).

16th Nov 2017

NPANews

NPA elections: "This is a fantastic industry, with fantastic people"


The diversity of the British pig sector is fantastic… as are the people who work in it, says the latest NPA AIG candidate. 

15th Nov 2017

HealthWelfare

Too simplistic to equate systems to antibiotic use


It is too simplistic to link production system to antibiotic use to, the NPA’s Georgina Crayford told a conference on antibiotics in livestock.

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