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1st Mar 2017

NPANews

Young farmers join the Co-op's leadership training scheme


Two young pig farmers from the south of England have secured places on a prestigious training scheme run by the Co-operative.

28th Feb 2017

NPANews

AHDB Pork announces four new board members


AHDB Pork has announced the identity of four new board membersm who will replace members whose terms of office end on March 31.

28th Feb 2017

Prices

Retailers importing more bacon - latest Porkwatch survey


The latest Porkwatch survey shows retailers are importing considerably more bacon than a year ago, when UK producer prices were in a downward spiral.

28th Feb 2017

NPANews

NPA heads to Downing Street for Brexit talks


The NPA is heading to Downing Street today to outline its priorities for Brexit, ahead of the triggering of Article 50 in March.

27th Feb 2017

NPANews

Online sellers of rodenticides given rules reminder


Online sellers of rodenticides have been reminded that the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime requires the same stringent point-of-sale controls for them as for all other outlets.

27th Feb 2017

Brussels

Russia WTO ban ruling could take two years to implement


It could take two years before EU pig producers gain any real benefit from last week’s WTO ruling against Russia’s pigmeat ban, according to EU farm leaders.

25th Feb 2017

Brussels

WTO confirms Russian pork ban is illegal


The World Trade Organisation has confirmed that Russia’s import ban on live pigs, pork and other pig products from the EU violates international trade rules.

25th Feb 2017

Prices

Peter Crichton commentary - a 'spring' in producers' step as SPP rises again


Producers are walking with a slight 'spring' in their step with the SPP up a shade to 149.81p/kg and further signs of a shortage of UK pigs in the system. 

24th Feb 2017

HealthWelfare

AMR report highlights need for action - RUMA


A report showing bacteria found in humans, animals and food continues to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials highlights the need for action. 

23rd Feb 2017

Prices

PIC signs agreement to join forces with Hermitage


PIC is set to acquire the genetic rights of Hermitage in a move that will see the pig breeding companies enter into a new strategic partnership.

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