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26th Mar 2018

NPANews

Support Andrea in her big charity race


The NPA's Andrea Vickers will be running a 5k race for a cancer charity in the summer. She has posted a forum entry explaining why. 

26th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Former Defra CVO takes up key role on RUMA


Former Chief Veterinary Officer Nigel Gibbens is joining the RUMA's Independent Scientific Group.

23rd Mar 2018

Prices

Final Countdown


As D-Day approaches with only another 12 months to go before the UK is due to leave the EU in March 2019, negotiators are saying they want a deal in place by the end of the year. 

23rd Mar 2018

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - progress made! And fish


With almost exactly a year until official leave date for Brexit, we have had a week where actual tangible progress has been made.

23rd Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

Denmark to build a wall to keep African Swine Fever out


Denmark and has announced plans to build a 43.5 mile fence on its border with Germany to keep out wild boar that may be carrying African swine fever.

22nd Mar 2018

Environment

New EA charges will hamper progressive pig businesses, NPA warns


New environmental permit charges published by the Environment Agency will add unjustified costs to pig farming businesses, the NPA has warned

21st Mar 2018

NPANews

Diary dates - NPA spring Regional Meetings coming up


It might not feel like spring yet... but the NPA's spring regional meetings are just a few weeks away. 

20th Mar 2018

NPANews

NPA welcomes new LIPs chair


The NPA has welcomed the appointment of a new chairwoman for Ladies in Pigs (LIPs).

19th Mar 2018

Brussels

NPA welcomes Brexit transition announcement


The NPA has welcomed a deal announced today on a 21-month transition period after we leave the EU.

19th Mar 2018

HealthWelfare

No need to reinvent the wheel in addressing antibiotic challenge


NPA senior policy Georgina Crayford has challenged pig producers to consider making at least one change on their farm to use antibiotics more responsibly.

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