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22nd Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

African swine fever detected in southern China for first time


African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in southern China for the first time, prompting fears that the virus is ‘already everywhere’.

22nd Oct 2018

NPANews

AHDB seeking volunteers for pig housing survey


AHDB is seeking volunteers to take part in a survey about the current state of housing in the pig industry. 

22nd Oct 2018

NPANews

Autumn regional reminder - North meeting on Tuesday


Last but certainly not least... the final autumn regional meeting of this series will take place in York on Tuesday. 

20th Oct 2018

Prices

The Long and Winding Road


Although the SPP has continued its downward track losing another 0.42p to stand at 146.79p, thankfully EU mainland prices seem to have stabilised.

19th Oct 2018

HealthWelfare

Belgium Government releases €1m for ASF cull


The Belgium government has released approximately €1m to reimburse farmers for the culling of more than 4,000 pigs in the (ASF) infected zone. 

19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Next year NPA will celebrate two tempestuous decades


NPA will be celebrating  its 20th anniversary next year, with a bumper publication that will time-trawl two tempestuous decades.

19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Forum entry - thoughts on Liam Fox and ASF


The latest forum entries respond to comments made by Trade Secretary Liam Fox this week and the Belgium Government's ASF response. 

19th Oct 2018

Brussels

Did Liam Fox assure the industry over post-Brexit import standards?


Liam Fox attempted to reassure an AHDB export conference that the UK has no intention of allowing lower standard imports into the UK after we leave the EU.

19th Oct 2018

NPANews

Survey results - NPA members set out future farm policy priorities


NPA members have expressed an overwhelming desire for animal health initiatives to be recognised under a post-Brexit animal health policy.

18th Oct 2018

Brussels

UK pig herd reaches 5 million, according to Defra forecasts


The UK pig herd increased by 1% to 5.0 million head, according to the June Agricultural Survey figures published by Defra.

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