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27th May 2021


Prices continue to rise but margins hit by soaring costs

Pig prices continue to rise but crippling costs of production continue to hit profitbality across the pig sector. 

26th May 2021


Keep the #PutBritishPorkonYourFork banners coming!

More #PutBritishPorkonYourFork banner have been appearing around the country to help get the important message across to the public.

25th May 2021


The 2021 National Pig Awards are open for entries

The National Pig Awards are now open for entries, with the winners to be unveiled at an awards ceremony in London this autumn.

24th May 2021


EU Parliament Agriculture Committee backs cage ban - NPA reaction

MEPs have called for the European Commission to introduce new legislation paving the way for a ban on the use of cages in EU farming. 

24th May 2021


Members' Area - COVID support grant

A Government scheme to support businesses severely affected by COVID-19 has been updated so that more businesses, including farmers, are eiligible. 

22nd May 2021


NFU seeks 'urgent answers' over Government trade deal plans

The NFU is demanding 'urgent answers' from the government over its future trade policy as concerns over the proposed Australia deal grow.

20th May 2021


Pig prices continue to rise but soaring costs hit profit prospects

Pig prices continue to rise at a healthy rate, although high input prices mean most producers are continuing to operate at a loss, according to AHDB. 

19th May 2021


Defra unveils proposals for lump sum retirement scheme

BPS claimants will be offered lump sum payments if they wish to leave the industry, under the reform of farm payments in England. 

19th May 2021


Less than two weeks to submit final Defra productivity grant claims

Farmers are reminded that the latest round of the Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme (CPSG) will close on May 31. 

18th May 2021


Cranswick profits surge again

Cranswick has reported a 27% leap in a profits to around £130 million during the latest financial year on the back of ‘exceptionally robust demand’.