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20th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

New African swine fever section on NPA website


The NPA has launched a brand new section of our website dedicated to the growing threat of African swine fever (ASF). 

20th Sep 2018

Westminster

Gove gets the message about carcase balance


Defra Secretary Michael Gove has got the message about carcase balance when it comes to future trading arrangements for the pork sector.

20th Sep 2018

Brussels

You wouldn't do that would you, Dr Fox? Would you?


There is an interesting and rather worrying article on the Business Insider website today concerning 'cunning' Liam Fox's post-Brexit plans.  

19th Sep 2018

NPANews

Industry coalition launches new skills strategy


An industry coalition has come together to kick-start a new skills strategy with the ambition to equip the agricultural workforce for the future of farming.

19th Sep 2018

Prices

2% rise recorded in English pig herd but sow numbers fall


The English pig herd increased by 2% year-on-year in the first half of 2018 to reach over four million head, according to Defra's June Agricultural Survey.

19th Sep 2018

NPANews

See AHDB's water sampling video


AHDB has created a video demonstrating the process for collecting a water sample and sending it off for testing.

18th Sep 2018

Brussels

Report on future post-Brexit employment policy 'fundamentally misses the point' - NPA


A report setting out proposals for the UK’s employment policy after we leave the EU fundamentally misses the point.

18th Sep 2018

HealthWelfare

'Limited' risk of ASF infecting domestic pigs - Belgian authorities


The Belgian food safety authorities believe the risk of domestic pigs becoming infected with African swine fever remains ‘limited’.  

18th Sep 2018

Environment

HSE toughens up rules on permanent rodenticide baiting


The HSE has introduced tougher restrictions on permanent rodenticide baiting by farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers.  

18th Sep 2018

NPANews

Congratulations to Katy and Steve!


Huge congratulations to Katy Allen and Steve Wright from all at the NPA on their wedding day on Saturday. 

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