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25th Oct 2017

NPANews

LIPs searching for a new chair as Sue prepares to step down


Ladies in Pigs are on the look out for a new chairperson after Sue Woodall announced she was stepping down following 10 years in the role. 

25th Oct 2017

Brussels

NFU concern at Brexit impasse


The NFU has expressed concern over the apparent roadblocks holding back progress in Brexit negotiations between the UK and the rest of the EU. 

24th Oct 2017

Environment

West Midlands AD workshop in November


A one-day workshop on maintaining healthy biology within an anaerobic digester will take place in the West Midlands next month.

23rd Oct 2017

NPANews

Autumn regional invites - an apology


We have had reports from several members that they didn’t received invites for the recent round of regional meetings.

23rd Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA Northern regional meeting on today


The final NPA autumn regional meeting takes place in York tonight. 

21st Oct 2017

Prices

 Market commentary - Let's Hang On to What We've Got


Although the latest SPP dropped another 1.03p this week to stand at 157.89p, German pig producer prices (thankfully) stood on at €1.50.

20th Oct 2017

NPANews

First nomination received as NPA elections get under way


The first nomination for this winter’s NPA elections has been received. You can read what he has to say here. 

20th Oct 2017

NPANews

Ed's Brexit round-up


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker's weekly round up of the latest Brexit developments and how they affect the pig sector. 

19th Oct 2017

Prices

Pig prices down, straw up again


The pig price continues to decline, with the E-spec SPP down another 1p last week to stand at 157.89p/kg.

19th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

High mycotoxin levels detected in crop samples


Large mycotoxin loadings of DON and ZEA have been detected in some samples of new crop wheat and barley, according to Trouw Nutrition.

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