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12th Mar 2020

Brussels

EFRA ups the ante over import standards


MPs on the Environment, Food and Rural Affair (EFRA) Committee have stepped up the pressure on the Government over import standards.

12th Mar 2020

Brussels

NPA calls on Government to maintain EU pork tariffs in future trade deals


The NPA has stressed the importance of maintaining current EU tariffs on non-EU pork imports after the current Brexit transition period ends.

11th Mar 2020

Prices

Red diesel relief and other key points from the 2020 Budget


There was a sense of relief across the farming community, after Rishi Sunak announced he would not be scrapping the red diesel duty relief for agriculture.

11th Mar 2020

HealthWelfare

Coronavirus - the key advice from Government that all members should read


Coronavirus is currently on everybody’s mind and it is important that members familiarise themselves with the current advice from Government.

11th Mar 2020

Brussels

NPA members urged to back NFU petition on food import standards


NPA members are urged to back an NFU petition urging the Government to commit in law to protecting UK food standards in future trade deals.  

11th Mar 2020

NPANews

Dates for your diary - NPA Spring Regionals


The NPA Spring Regional meetings are set to get underway at the end of this month, with the usual array of highly topical issues to discuss.

11th Mar 2020

NPANews

New chair of AHDB unveiled 


Defra has appointed Nicholas Saphir, who has played a major role in building the organic dairy co-operative OMSCo, as the new chair of AHDB.

10th Mar 2020

NPANews

Coronavirus: NFU London rally postponed but 'business as usual' for now for Pig & Poultry Fair


The NFU has postponed its London rally, while the organisers of the British Pig & Poultry Fair have issued a 'business as usual' message, amid concerns over coronavirus.  

10th Mar 2020

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


An update has been posted in the Members' Area on the animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

9th Mar 2020

NPANews

Highest December pig numbers for 12 years recorded in England


The number of pigs in England at the end of 2019 reached the highest level in 12 years, according to the latest Defra survey figures. 

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