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12th Jul 2018


How will Brexit affect your business?

The Government might be struggling to work out where it’s going with Brexit – but producers now have a tool available to gauge how they might be affected. 

11th Jul 2018


CO2 shortage: We need to make sure it doesn't happen again - BMPA

The British meat industry has called for the Government to intervene to ensure the meat industry does not find itself at the mercy of CO2 manufacturers again.

10th Jul 2018


NPA turns 20 next year - your help needed

The NPA is 20 next year and to mark the occasion, we will be holding a special celebration in June 2019. 

10th Jul 2018


Farming remains most dangerous occupation in the UK

Agriculture remains the most dangerous industry in the UK, with fatal injury rates far outstripping all other occupations.

10th Jul 2018


New Rural Crime reporting service launched

The NFU has launched a new service enabling farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime.

9th Jul 2018


NPA gives 'cautious welcome' to Brexit agreement

The NPA has given a ‘cautious welcome’ to the Brexit agreement reached by the cabinet that would retain most of the current EU rules on agricultural goods.

9th Jul 2018


Pirbright to work on ASF vaccine for wild boar

The Pirbright research institute has announced new funding for research into new ways to protect pigs from African swine fever, including a vaccine for wild boar.

9th Jul 2018


NPA to continue to support EPP representation

The NPA will continue to support UK representation on the European Pig Producers, through UK branch chairman, Lancashire farmer David Goodier.

8th Jul 2018


The Sun is Burning

Prices have continued at generally similar levels although the SPP nudged up a modest 0.28p to stand at 150.31p and most weekly contribution prices have remained at similar levels.

6th Jul 2018


Ed's Brexit round-up - Chequers special!

After a fairly standard week in politics, Thursday evening witnessed something of an explosion of activity from Number 10, rippling its way around all of Whitehall.