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9th Dec 2019

NPANews

Members Area update - a manifesto pledge that could protect farmers from activist incursions?


The NPA has welcomed a manifesto pledge that could, if implemented, provide much greater protection for farmers against farm activists. 

9th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election week - the policies that matter for the pig sector


With election day looming, the NPA has been hard at work setting out our priorities to candidates and scrutinising the main parties' policies. 

6th Dec 2019

NPANews

Stewart Houston appointed as Red Tractor pig sector chair


Former NPA chairman Stewart Houston has been appointed as Red Tractor’s new Pig Sector Committee Chair and Board Director.

6th Dec 2019

NPANews

Send us your #PimpedUpPigsInBlankets!


The @GBPork Twitter feed, run by the NPA’s Andrea Vickers, is asking people to send in examples of ‘pimped up’ pigs in blankets in the run up to Christmas. 

6th Dec 2019

NPANews

Forum latest - survey request


The latest post on the forum is a request for pig producers to take part in a survey to aid research at Cardiff University.

5th Dec 2019

NPANews

Members Area latest - Security Pack update


The NPA Security Pack has been updated in the Members Area.  

5th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election analysis - where the parties stand on the big issues for pigs


Ahead of the December 12 election, the latest issue of Pig World compared the main parties’ positions on the big issues affecting the pig sector.

5th Dec 2019

NPANews

"I have rapidly gained a reputation within Defra as that crazy woman who badgers everyone on ASF"


In her latest comment article in Pig World, Zoe provides a positive update on Government-industry African swine fever preparations. 

4th Dec 2019

HealthWelfare

New cases of ASF discovered in Poland as virus moves to within 40km of German border


New cases of African swine fever (ASF) have been discovered in western Poland, taking the virus even closer to the German border. 

4th Dec 2019

Westminster

Election insight - the main parties' policies compared


NPA senior policy adviser Ed Barker has delved through the main parties election manifestos to see how their policies stack up for the pig sector.